Six Crimson Cranes
Spin the Dawn
Unravel the Dusk
Reflection: A Twisted Tale
So This is Love: A Twisted Tale
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The year I became a "Plotter"
Pantsing vs. Plotting -- the ageless debate.
Writing & Rhythm
I'm almost done reading Haruki Murakami's latest book, Absolutely on Music: Conversations with Seiji Ozawa, and as a writer/composer, I...
Nostalgia and Wonder
My baby sister graduated from college this past weekend. I'm incredibly proud of her, and I'm excited for her to put her stamp on the...
Setting and Achieving Little Goals
We writers are no strangers to goals. Write a short story! Write a novel! Get an agent! Get a book deal! Get on the NYTimes Bestsellers...
Resources for Agented Authors
A list of resources for agented authors who are either on submission to editors, or preparing to go on submission.
Rewind and Recharge
Sometimes writers need a break!
I'm Writing a Retelling of Mulan for DISNEY!
After months of sitting on this, I'm so excited to finally announce I have a book coming out with DISNEY PRESS! (Cue squeals and...
Challenges in the Hero and Myth
I grew up devouring books on mythology. I think that's part of the reason I always loved writing, and writing fantasy especially. Stories...
My favorite writing snack
Okay, so I know I'm supposed to write about writing, but as I've said before, I LOVE food and I couldn't resist talking about my new...
On Patience and Staying Positive
One of the things that surprised me most about becoming a writer was how much patience is involved in the craft. It may not be one of the...