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The First Chapter

currently playing on my laptop: Under the Water by Aurora Curious about the book I released yesterday? It’s a book for people who love everything from Sabaa Tahir’s historical-ish settings and action, to the jokey, ensemble feel of the fabulously … Continue reading

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Day in the Life of a Hybrid Author

currently playing on my phone: Compass by Zella Day I thought I’d share what I’m up to today as a hybrid author! It’s a wild, busy ride, let me tell you. Today I: Wrote a scene for the Sci Fi … Continue reading

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Why I Plan to be a Hybrid Author

currently playing on my laptop: Lose Yourself by Eminem As an active member of the SCBWI Midsouth crew (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators), I have long been deeply entrenched in the traditional side of publishing. For those not … Continue reading

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Day in the Scary Life of an Author

currently playing on my laptop: Winter Bird by Aurora If you’re a writer, does your day look like mine? If you aren’t, is this what you expected? My Sunday went like so: *wake up from crazy-clear dream about new book … Continue reading

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InstaLove Exists

currently playing on my laptop: You Should Know Where I’m Coming From by Banks You know the term Insta-Love or maybe instalove. It’s when two characters see one another and either immediately or pretty shortly thereafter fall completely in loooovvveee. … Continue reading

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Writing Tips: Action Scenes Part II

currently playing on my laptop: Warrior by Aurora Good Saturday, writers! Here is another Writing Tips video for you. This week, I’m on location at my family’s martial arts’ studio and I’ll show you a couple of moves for your … Continue reading

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Writing Tips: Action Scenes, Part I

I made another Saturday writing tips video for you! This one goes over three things to watch out for when writing action scenes. Let me know if you like it or have anything to add. I’m totally open to any … Continue reading

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