Monthly Archives: August 2012

There will be blood

No, this isn’t a post about editing or blood donations. I was having a conversation earlier today about the relationships writers have with their partners. Be them a publisher, an editor, or an agent. The part I contested was the … Continue reading

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I love this blog post. I never reblog, but this one deserves it!

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So there’s this guy…

In reading YA lately, or trying to while job hunting, caring for a 13 month old, and writing my own YA, I’ve noticed a problem. I don’t like how guys are portrayed. Particularly love-interest guys for female main characters (FMC … Continue reading

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Letter to the Mrs.

My Dearest Dea, It seems so long ago that we took a trip to New York City with our mission group of college.  I was excited, I had never been to NYC before that trip. We had met before, at … Continue reading

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All A Bullied Kid Needs: A Paul

Sometimes I wonder about why writing young adult fiction has so much appeal to me. Is it setting stories in high school? Is it the scars? The exuberance and idealism? Here’s one reason: In my first year of high school, I was … Continue reading

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Blink Ch4 Wally

Chapter 4 Wally Wally greets me when I open the door the next morning. His blond hair is spiked back up in the way I don’t like. He better not be using glue again to do it. He’s shorter than … Continue reading

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