Book Blitz: Always Second Best by Elodie Nowodazkij

Today I’m happy to host a book blitz with a fellow Young Adult RWA member Elodie Nowodazkij.  She’s helping host our monthly twitter chats, and she writes fantastic books.

Book & Author Details:

Always Second Best by Elodie Nowodazkij (Broken Dreams, #2) Publication date: October 13th 2015 Genres: Romance, Young Adult Synopsis: Sometimes being first isn’t what you […]

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Fall Happenings!

Happy October! The leaves are changing and it’s boot and cardigan weather. What, you don’t label seasons by fashion options? I’m a fall girl forever. My favorite season by far. 

Time to check in on my personal reading challenge.

The point of this challenge was to read books from my own shelves. Let’s just […]

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Ready. Set. Write! Week of July 27

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 […]

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Ready. Set. Write! Update July 20

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 […]

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Ready. Set. Write! Check-in June 29

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 […]

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Clara Kensie’s Deception So Deadly

Today I’m sharing about Clara Kensie’s 2015 RITA Award nominated YA suspense series: Deception So Deadly. Originally released as a serial series beginning with Run to You, the whole series is now together into two volumes. DECEPTION SO DEADLY (Run to You Book One) by Clara Kensie  Release Date: 05/01/15 Harlequin Teen 325 pages Summary […]

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Querying Writers: Upcoming Opportunities

You’ve set deadlines. You’ve ditched friends. You’ve allowed entire seasons of TV to be auto-deleted from your DVR.

Because you’ve WRITTEN A BOOK.

Writers, if you’re ready to move to the next step, here are a few resources for you on querying and pitching to literary agents.

Query Kombat, May 22 This is a single […]

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Announcement: Book News!

Pausing from watching the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer to share … I’ll be publishing with Bloomsbury Spark!

My Young Adult Contemporary manuscript ALTERATIONS was picked up for the Bloomsbury imprint with an estimated pub date of early 2016!

Here’s the announcement from Wednesday’s Publisher’s Marketplace:

And the link here in Publisher’s […]

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Top Ten Debut Lessons from Young Adult Author Lisa Brown Roberts

Happy Monday! Today I’m so glad to host Young Adult author Lisa Brown Roberts who just debuted with Entangled Teen this spring, with the heartfelt contemporary How (Not) To Fall in Love.

Here’s Lisa’s top lessons she’s learned (so far!) as a debut author.

Top Ten Debut Lessons 

1. One day, a box […]

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Pitch Madness and YARWA Contest

If you’re looking for a literary agent, here are two upcoming opportunities:

Pitch Madness

Brenda Drak’e’s Pitch Madness

Contest Queen-extraordinaire Brenda Drake has her Pitch Madness blog contest open for entries Friday February 20. Entries are open to submit through 2/23 with no limit on entries! There is no entry fee.

The entry includes a […]

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