Saturday mornings are pretty hectic around here. My oldest is trying out cheerleading for the first time and we have a game every Saturday at 10:00am. Since I like to sleep until 9:00am, this is never NOT crazy. And this morning, as I’m running out the door, I got this text from one of my closest friends in the world, the lovely Kelsey Macke. I … Continue reading BETWEEN is now available for pre-order. Related: I am a lucky person.
I’m one of those people who’s wanted to be a writer since I was old enough to understand what it meant. Throughout my childhood, I wrote story after story and shared them with everyone I could. And then I stopped. I mean, I wrote all sorts of dramatic emo journal entries and some pretty terrible, angst-filled poetry throughout my high school years. But stories? No … Continue reading I’m a Bust a Move Kind of Writer
I know a lot of writers really love the revision process. In general, I’m not one of them. I love drafting (and I do it SLOWLY), and revisions are typically on a shorter deadline and I stress and I procrastinate and I write and I rewrite and I CRY. (I do not actually cry.) (I mean, not usually.) (Revising makes me thirsty.) I generally get … Continue reading The Write Frame of Mind
First off, back on October 24 I was like, “I’m gonna do a vlog every week!” HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA Past Me is so cute. Alrighty. If you were on Twitter Monday night, you got to experience the most incredible thing with me. I announced that my book, the book that I’ve been working on forEVER and have rewritten a silly number of times all because I’m so … Continue reading Between + Spencer Hill Press = LOVE 4EVER
(This post originally appeared on HerKentucky.) As many of you know from my very first post on Her Kentucky, I’ve been working on a young adult novel, BETWEEN, for about two years. I wrote it, then re-wrote it, re-wrote it, and re-wrote it again. I’m talking major, beginning-to-end rewrites, not including all the minor revisions I made on those drafts along the way. Many times, usually about … Continue reading A Dream Come True, aka I GOT A BOOK DEAL!