Category Archives: Writing

Yes. That’s right. This summer, for a limited time, I’m offering my services as an editor and writing coach. Are you a developing fiction writer working hard to hone your craft, or an accomplished scribe, ready to level up, before … Continue reading

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Dear Reader, Allow me to introduce myself. I’m your favorite literary heroine. I know I’m breaking the fourth wall here, by writing to you directly, but it’s come to my attention that there’s been a lot of chatter about me … Continue reading

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Last year, my sweet friend Erin Bowman posted about a letter she’d written to herself before her first books sold. She’d used a cool site called FutureMe, which allows you to scribble a letter to your future self and schedule … Continue reading

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Do you live in the Dallas-Forth Worth Area? If so, I’m teaching a FREE, two-part writing class for the Allen Public Library. At 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, February 9th, I’ll be teaching about writing craft. In this session, we’ll discuss: … Continue reading

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Writing is… …the one thing you’re good at. …the hardest thing you’ve ever done. …just a career. …the one thing that keeps you going. …the daily grind. …the next stolen moment. …a windowless room papered with rejections. …an endless horizon, … Continue reading

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This coming Saturday, I’ll be making my very first author appearance. How fun is that? And I hope you’ll be able to join the fun and attend YAKFEST ’13, where I’ll be moderating a YA panel. And wow, is it … Continue reading

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I play electric guitar, a lefty Sheraton II.  Picking it up has made me a better writer. I swear. Seriously, there’s a correlation here. I might as well go ahead and thank Steve Vai, the legendary guitar virtuoso who opened … Continue reading

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