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Top Tips for Writing a Novel in 30 Days

Hello hello! It’s been a heck of a busy time here, mostly becaaaaause: I wrote a new novel in 30 days! Whew! To be clear: this is the first draft of a new novel (my third), and there will be many revisions to come. But still, it’s a fully built novel from start to finish.… Continue reading Top Tips for Writing a Novel in 30 Days

Tips for Creating an Outline

Hello! If you’re like me, you may be living off of Pumpkin Cream Cold Brews lately. I’m blaming it on needing the caffeine, because next week, I start drafting my third novel! AHHH!  In my last post, I talked about the brainstorm phase from the very beginning, including how I know I have an idea… Continue reading Tips for Creating an Outline

My Biggest Learnings from Book Two

Hello!  Hope you’re having a great week. I may or may not be obsessing over the return of Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew, even if it’s currently about 90 degrees. Still, fall is calling!  In my last post I went over my biggest learnings from writing book one. This time, you guessed it, I'll be… Continue reading My Biggest Learnings from Book Two

Handling the Querying Trenches

My characters! Art by the amazing morgana0anagrom (IG) Hello hello! Since my last post, I am so excited to announce that I’m officially querying my YA light fantasy adventure novel! Crossing all my fingers for good news, and sending positive vibes to anyone else on a similar road. Querying, or pitching a novel to literary… Continue reading Handling the Querying Trenches

Knowing the Right Time to Query

Hello wonderful people! I've been working hard on my latest round of revisions, and now, I'm almost at the point I've been so excited to reach: the query phase! I've often asked myself the question I'm sure all writers are familiar with: how do you know when your story is ready to query? For my… Continue reading Knowing the Right Time to Query