September 14, 2011

Words of Wisdom from editor Kate Sullivan

While decluttering my laptop today, I found an unpublished blog post from last fall that was too valuable not to share, so here it is: ****** […]
September 9, 2011

Comic Relief for the Writer

Real life – just like stories – sometimes need a little comic relief. If your writing muse is feeling drained, a few minutes spent with the […]
September 7, 2011

#1 Break free from past drafts with a plot outline

Writers often use plot outlines when planning a story, but this week I discovered how they can help in revising an existing manuscript. My YA novel […]
January 6, 2011

Books on Writing

Here are some books on writing that I have found especially helpful. General Fiction: The First Five Pages by Noah Lukeman, How to Write a Breakout […]
January 5, 2011

THE ADORATION OF JENNA FOX by Mary E. Pearson

_ Set in the future, The Adoration of Jenna Fox is about 17 year-old Jenna who is recovering from a serious car accident. Watched over by a […]
March 20, 2010

CANDOR by Pam Bachorz

Wouldn’t life be great if it was easy to make the “right” choices? If you had everything you needed and everyone was always happy? If crime […]
December 20, 2009

Heather’s Road to Revision Part 1: Writer’s Block & Scene Analyses

Ever hit a brick wall when trying to revise the opening of a story? This is just what happened to me recently and the following is […]