Hey guys, Are you a member of Writer Moms, Inc.? It’s a group on Facebook for, you guessed it—writers who are also moms. If that’s you, then now is a great time to join because on Saturday, September 26 they’re hosting a free virtual conference for writers. Pre-recorded video sessions will be posted beginning at… Continue reading Writer Moms Inc. Virtual Conference
Hey all! I’m doing a giveaway on Twitter! With Pop the Bronze Balloon releasing in less than 2 months, I thought I’d help a few of you catch up on my middle grade series by giving away paperback copies of the first two books: Spin the Golden Light Bulb and Flip the Silver Switch. So,… Continue reading The Crimson Five Book Giveaway on Twitter!
Hey everyone, Happy September! Where in the world did the summer go? I seriously have no idea! But I have to admit I’m not too sad about it because it means we're that much closer to pub day for Pop the Bronze Balloon! If you’ve followed my blog for awhile, you know that this book… Continue reading Book Trailer: POP THE BRONZE BALLOON
Hey guys, I'm just popping on here to tell you about BookCamp 2020. It's a virtual summer camp for kids run by Lovereading.org. Children's Author, Ella Schwarz is the mastermind behind it and she's put together an amazing camp! We all know that so many camps and activities for kids have been cancelled this summer… Continue reading Love Reading’s BookCamp 2020
Hey all, Even writers on a deadline need a break, right? Right. So, I’m jumping on here to talk about the very reason I have a deadline this week: Pass Pages. I’m reading through final pass pages for Pop the Bronze Balloon and my deadline is the end of the month. Obviously I’m cutting it… Continue reading What Even Are Pass Pages?
Hey all, I had a different post planned for today. It’s a topic I’m sure you guys will be interested in at some point. But right now, it’s still only halfway written. No matter how hard I tried this week, I just couldn’t find the pockets of time to finish it. I’m on a deadline… Continue reading The Messiness of Writing
Hey all, I'm overwhelmed by the response to my last post, What Happens When You Lose Your Literary Agent. I haven’t gotten that many views on a post since I announced my first book deal! I guess it shows that losing an agent is a topic writers want to know more about. And by the… Continue reading I Have New Agent News!
Hey all, I thought I’d chat today about a subject that most authors don’t want to talk about. It’s another publishing situation that’s a murky mystery. We don’t want to talk about it because we fear never signing with another agent again. We fear looking like a failure. Or we don’t feel comfortable sharing our… Continue reading What Happens When You Lose Your Literary Agent
Swirl & Spark has a brand new look! What do you guys think? I’m completely obsessed with how pretty it is! It feels fresh & fun, positive & motivating. That’s saying a lot for a site that I’ve been staring at for the last six and a half years! From the very beginning, I’ve handled… Continue reading The Magic of Branding
Guys. It’s been MONTHS since I’ve checked in with you. At first that was because I was focusing on other things, like getting my college kids to Orlando for their internships with the Walt Disney Company and drafting my new middle grade manuscript. But then… the world imploded. So much as changed for all of… Continue reading Crawling out of the Corona Cave