NaNoWriMo is officially over, which means nightmares of revision horors are crawling around in the heads of hundreds of writers right about now. Here’s some tips to help guide you through the revision process!
It’s video time! If you’ve ever wanted to write a book but didn’t know how to start, if you’re participating in NaNoWriMo for the first time or the tenth, or if you feel that you are really bad at planning
So I’ve been pretty silent this October on You Know What, but it’s time to shatter the stillness. National Novel Writing Month is almost here! While I will be participating and MLing for Michigan: Elsewhere, I want to share that
Guys, I made another video. It’s about practice books, why you need them, and how to get started publishing in high school. Tell me about the places you send your work and if you’ve had anything accepted!
It’s a scary world out there, and we writers like to stay hidden behind the pages (monitors, screens, etc.) that display our words for us. Getting out there and talking to people? Making small talk? Exchanging pleasentries? Sometimes, even just
There’s mist in the valley fields, yellow leaves falling a few at a time, and a chill in the air that lingers in the all day shade. I’m a sucker for summertime and usually can’t forgive fall for what follows,
Another round up of mini-reviews, but this time focusing solely on nonfiction for kids! Nonfiction usually isn’t followed by a “!”. It’s usually thought of as dull, dry writing full of boring facts – and a lot of the time
Write. Write more. Write even more. Write even more than that. Write when you don’t want to. Write when you do. Write when you have something to say. Write when you don’t. Write every day. Keep writing. ― Brian Clark You must write every single day of your life… You
Guys, I made this costume for work. The only thing better would be if I could have made it at work. But seriously, this was one of the easiest costumes I’ve ever done! I found the light blue blouse, a
I first heard about Echo when Pam Muñoz Ryan came to speak at my fall residency last November. Our focus for that residency was on writing for children – more specifically on the fairy tale – and our book