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Halloween isn't the only exciting thing this month. Looking for a YA writing mentor or a ghost story generative retreat? I've got the inside track to both.
I'm working on my next YA manuscript. The idea and story came to me over a year ago. The main character would chatter in my ear while I was busy trying to do revisions on my other manuscript. But now that I have the time and intention and want my main characters to talk to... Continue Reading →
My friend Kimberly posted a tweet for #MuseMon: She took her broken pieces and threw them into the hottest part of the fire. "Giving up?" they asked. "Reforging," she said. I printed her luxurious words out the moment I read them and pinned them in front of my computer so I can look at... Continue Reading →
This morning I woke up and found I made the PitchSlam Kimberly Vanderhorst team Obi-Wan and the Wookies and I immediately began shaking and crying tears of happiness. Thank you Pitch Slam Jedi masters for taking the time to create this contest, for reading and critiquing all the entries sharing your feedback and rocking the Force in... Continue Reading →
Have you wondered what it's like to work with an editor? Have a few questions about how an editor may help your work? Nicole Ayers of Ayers Edits answers questions about the editorial process and what writers should consider before working with an editor. Q: How do you know if you can work with a writer? NA:... Continue Reading →
Lisa Mantchev is kicking off the my interview series with authors, editors, agents and a librarian. Washington state author Lisa Mantchev is best known as the author of the young adult fantasy trilogy, The Théâtre Illuminata, which includes the Andre Norton and Mythopoeic awards-nominated EYES LIKE STARS. Her steampunk young adult novel, TICKER, was a Kindle #1... Continue Reading →