All Nano’s Eve

That would be All National Novel Writing Month Eve. Also, Happy Halloween!

I have a fun post called Choose Your Own Nano over on the Pitch Wars Writing with the Mentors blog. I hope you take a peek. Click here to read the post. It’s interactive!

graphic: Stephanie Scott

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Link Ups!

This week I’m on the Writing with the Mentors blog talking about Trending Topics: Social Media in YA Fiction. I’d love it if you would check it out!

The YA Buccaneers have a great post this week on Yoga for your Brain. Yes, YOUR BRAIN. BRAIN YOGA! This applies to anyone, not just […]

Cover Reveal: MY PERFECT MISTAKE by Kelly Siskind

I’m so excited to be sharing the cover of Kelly Siskind’s MY PERFECT MISTAKE today! Check out the beautiful cover below, read a sneak peek, and enter to win! About MY PERFECT MISTAKE What happens in Aspen is definitely not staying in Aspen . . . About MY PERFECT MISTAKE

What happens in Aspen is […]

Guest Post: YABuccaneers on Conferences PLUS RT Booklovers panel listing!

Today I’m blogging over on the YABuccaneers about my experience at Romance Writers National Conference in NYC. Plus tips about attending any writers conference! They prettied it up with cool graphics and everything. Hope you stop by!

Ten Lessons Learned From Attending RWA National Conference

Also, the Romantic Times Booklovers Convention (RT for short) just announced their […]

Friday Fun and Fall Reading Challenge Update

When I started my personal fall reading challenge, the point was to read off my own shelves. I pick up a lot of books at conferences, events, and because you know, I like books.

Let’s just say that “like” of books is a little hard to wrangle.

I live in a big city, so […]

Insecure Writers Support Group #IWSG

The first Wednesday of every month is officially Insecure Writer’s Support Group day. Writers can express doubts and concerns without fear of appearing foolish or weak. Those who have been through the fire can offer assistance and guidance. It’s a safe haven for insecure writers of all kinds! Check the full list of blog participants here, […]

Insecure Writers Support Group IWSG

The first Wednesday of every month is officially Insecure Writer’s Support Group day. Purpose: To share and encourage. Writers can express doubts and concerns without fear of appearing foolish or weak. Those who have been through the fire can offer assistance and guidance. It’s a safe haven for insecure writers of all kinds! Click here and visit a […]

Ready. Set. Write! Check In

Ready. Set. Write! is a summer writing intensive that encourages goal-setting and accountability, and provides an opportunity for us to cheer each other on wherever we’re at with our writing projects—planning, drafting, revising, or polishing.  This year, your RSW hosts are Alison Miller, Jaime Morrow, Erin Funk, Elodie Nowodazkij, and Katy Upperman. All the details are HERE. Also check out #RSWrite on twitter.  

Now it’s time […]

Pitch Wars YA Mentor Bio: Stephanie Scott & Valerie Cole

Pitch Wars is back! The epic contest that pairs agent-seeking writers with a mentor prior to an agent pitch round will soon be open to entries. Read on to see if we might be a good match. All the contest details are here on Brenda Drake’s blog. 

This year, we’re co-mentoring! We live […]

Insecure Writers Support Group IWSG August

Thanks for finding my post! Usually my IWSG post goes to the top, but it’s Pitch Wars time and well, Pitch Wars Rules ALL.

Speaking of online pitch contests, oh, the insecurity! And don’t think insecurity is limited to only the writers pitching. I’m only a few steps ahead of those submitting, […]