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Thoughts from the Porch

If you’ve been following me on social media (I’m most active on Instagram, @megan_whitmer), you know I struggled through February. It was dark and gray and cold and from a creative standpoint, super low. I held on to the knowledge that February would end and I’d find new energy in March. But 2020’s gonna 2020,… Continue reading Thoughts from the Porch

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2019 Gift Guide: Ideas for Your Favorite Writer and Book Lover

Looking for a gift for one of your writer friends (or, let's be real here, yourself, it's fine, it's all fine)? I've put together a list of ideas for the writer or book lover in your life! Happy shopping! 1. An entry fee to my favorite writing contest. You pay the entry fee and the… Continue reading 2019 Gift Guide: Ideas for Your Favorite Writer and Book Lover

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Dealing with Critique

(This post originally appeared on http://www.yamisfits.com.)BETWEEN has been through a lot since I started writing it. Three beginning-to-end rewrites. Point of view change. Aged up the main character. Aged down her love interest. Went from past to present tense. Eliminated characters. Created new ones. And each rewrite involved a completely new ending, because I clearly… Continue reading Dealing with Critique

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My level of excitement is OFFICIALLY INSANE.

Ok. It's been a freaking EXCELLENT few months in my CP group. You guys remember how Gina got agented? And then Leigh Ann?And now, Lovelies, it's time to celebrate CHESSIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!CHESSIE IS OFFICIALLY AGENTED!!!!!First off, let's just talk about Chessie's amazing book, ALEXITHYMIA. And the thing is, I feel like I throw around words like "amazing,"… Continue reading My level of excitement is OFFICIALLY INSANE.