Day 2: Editor Nicole Ayers

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 →


What my characters look like

When I first started working on my YA Manuscript I knew what everyone looked like. This is the best representation I can find to share with you. Mary: Blake Lively from The Town                                 Young Anjuli:   Anjuli @ 16:... Continue Reading →

BOOMERANG is out.  And I'm having a contest celebrating the launch! It's super easy to enter. Just take a photo of your favorite pet reading and post it to my twitter account @hgrilla. (one photo per person please) Prizes include: a signed copy of Boomerang, a query and first five-page critique and maybe a surprise for your pet--Query... Continue Reading →

book launch and did I mention prizes?

We're celebrating the launch of Lorin Oberweger and Veronica Rossi's novel, BOOMERANG by offering a weekend long EVENT! It's part book-signing, part fundraiser for an AWESOME organization, and 150% fun. (Yes, we checked that math!) Extravaganza, Part One: Join us at Inkwood Books on Saturday, July 12 from 4-7 for a book-signing and to help launch... Continue Reading →

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