In the case of this book, I learned a little about what not to do.
This idea of the muse, of some catch-all messenger of creativity is delightful and fantastical. It’s also completely made up.
Diversity in race, sexuality, socioeconomic background and more in YA books plays a fundamental role in providing young people with a sense of identity, belonging and validity. Most of the time.
I got to sit down with my darling friend Savannah Kade to discuss writing, research, and her new book, Dark Secrets!
But despite all those things people tend to say about romance, reading it has made me a fundamentally better author, both in and out of the genre. These books are often escapist and fantastical, yes, but I have taken many important writing skills and themes away from them. Here are just a few.
I want to say thank you so much for the kind words and love you've all shown after reading my recent blog post. As a thank you, I'm sharing some giveaways and freebies!
I sat down with Liz Crowe to chat writing, modern politics, personal piercings and her new release, Firebrew!