The main reason I decided to write this post was because this was the first question that popped into lil’ Audrey’s head as soon as … Continue reading Is Your Book Idea Any Good?
As a writer currently down in the query trenches, there is no other feeling like the excitement and terror you simultaneously feel every time you … Continue reading Dealing with Rejection
So, I’m sitting here eating frozen yogurt (homemade vanilla, with at least 2 tons of fresh strawberries and a nila wafer to top), thinking about … Continue reading The Trash Bin (And Why It Should ALWAYS Remain Empty)
If you’re a writer then there’s a 100% chance that you are also a professional master of procrastination. We all are, and even while laughing … Continue reading How to FINALLY stop Procrastinating
So I’ve been extremely slack in posting but I’ve been lacking inspiration in both blog writing and book writing so I finally settled on telling … Continue reading My story of being a teen author
To me, characters are essential to a great story. They make the story what it is. They drive the plot and create conflict. They need … Continue reading Creating Characters: Archetypes and Cliches
I swear this lil baby WIP does not know what it wants to be. Or maybe it is me forcing it to be something it … Continue reading Why Do Things Keep Changing?
Rejection is a big topic in the writing world. Getting over the fear of your writing being rejected. Rejected by your friends, family, publishers, critics, … Continue reading Own Your Words: How to Deal with Being Embarrassed by Your Old Writing
As you near the end of that draft or near the end of that round of edits, you want nothing more than to plow through … Continue reading The Importance of Taking Things Slow
If you’re not having fun, then you’re doing it wrong. I cherish my time working on a first draft because honestly, anything goes. Do you … Continue reading First Drafts Should Be Fun
Love triangles are common in books. Especially YA books with romance (duh). Just because they’re common, lots of people argue that they’re?clich?. While I agree … Continue reading Why I Don’t Hate Love Triangles
We all know that the Internet has quite a few benefits when it comes to writing. But researching and blogging are not the only ones … Continue reading How to Correctly use the Internet as a Writer