Blog Tour: Spark By Rachael Craw: Guest Post + Review.

Welcome to my stop on the SPARK blog tour hosted by Walker Books Australia.  I am extremely excited to be sharing a guest post with you today by Rachael Craw, author of the YA sci-fi, Spark. I love finding out what songs authors listened to when they were writing their book, so I asked Rachael if she had a … More Blog Tour: Spark By Rachael Craw: Guest Post + Review.

Writing Tip Wednesday: Rules For Writing Fiction.

For this week’s Writing Tip Wednesday I would like to direct you to THIS article on The Gaurdian website that gives you some great rules for writing fiction. Elmore Leonard, Diana Athill, Margaret Atwood, Roddy Doyle, Helen Dunmore, Geoff Dyer, Anne Enright, Richard Ford, Jonathan Franzen, Esther Freud, Neil Gaiman, David Hare, PD James and … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Rules For Writing Fiction.

Announcing #Pitcharama

Originally posted on TheNovelAbode:
Hello all,  I have news of another #Pitching opportunity – #Pitcharama. #Pitcharama is run by my good friends at AussieOwnedandRead, but don’t panic if you’re not from Australia, this is an international #Pitching Comp. Quick additional note, this is for Young & New Adult (YA & NA) only #Pitcharama will open…

Writing Tip Wednesday: Surviving Nearly There.

Robin Lafevers, author of Grave Mercy, posted a great post on her blog on May 16th about surviving the nearly there stage. She says, ‘One of the hardest stages of your writing journey—one that will take the most dedication, commitment, and self exploration—is the ‘nearly there’ stage. This is the stage where your critique partners … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Surviving Nearly There.

Writing Tip Wednesday: Lit Mag Mythbusters.

Those of you who write short stories might be interested to know that the people over at The Review Review were curious about myths that circulate regarding lit mags. So they asked this question on Facebook: ‘What are some myths you have heard about submitting to/publishing in/editing literary magazines?’ They got replies from writers and … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Lit Mag Mythbusters.