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November 7, 2017
How to Be a Good Writing Workshop Partner
If you write, chances are you will probably want to workshop your WIP at some point with other writers and...
July 3, 2017
5 YA Books I CAN'T WAIT to Read in 2017
We may be halfway done with 2017, but there are still TONS of amazing titles still coming out this year...
February 27, 2017
Why Adults Should Read YA — and Where to Start
We all know that much of the audience of young adult books are young adults themselves. But there’s absolutely...
January 16, 2017
Dare to Leave Your Comfort Zone
Hey Swoon Writers! New year, new adventures, right? Don’t worry, I promise you won’t even have to get...
October 31, 2016
Fictional Characters I'd Love to See Come to Life this Halloween
Rey from The Force Awakens It would not be an exaggeration to say that I’ve been thinking about a...
September 16, 2016
That's My Jam: Theme Songs for YA Books
If you could pick one song that embodied your favorite YA novel, what would it be? Or what about the...
July 22, 2016
Four Reads to Cool You Off This Summer
Whether you're on a beach or passing the time in a nice, air-conditioned library or coffee shop, these books...
April 13, 2016
Feminist Fight Songs: Celebrating National Poetry Month
In celebration of National Poetry month, I decided to highlight some of my favorite song lyrics by women, for women...
March 16, 2016
Who Run the (Literary) World? Girls!
March is Women’s History month, and in the spirit of celebrating women and empowering role models I keep close...
February 3, 2016
What I Love About YA
Like a lot of people who work in publishing, I majored in English in college. Unlike a lot of the...
December 31, 2015
New Year's Resolutions for Writers!
On the first page of my writing journal, I have written down 3 commandments––rules to live by when I...
December 2, 2015
NaNo's Over, Time to Revise!
So you just blew through 50,000 words in one month. Or maybe even more. You never thought you’d...
November 11, 2015
Fight That Writer's Fatigue!
November 1st. You hit the ground running. Pedal to the metal, your characters roared to life, 0 to 1,666...
October 19, 2015
NaNoWriMo 2015: Let's Do This!
Is anyone else thinking of doing NaNoWriMo this year? Maybe for the first time ever? I’m a little nervous...
September 23, 2015
Weird Writing Habits
Like all crazy people writers, I have an exceptional laundry list of tics and habits when I write. I need...