YA Writing

How to Sift those Book Ideas

Yes, we writers are adept at coming up with great story ideas. In fact, our imagination is inundated with them! But, of course, all of them cannot (and should not) translate into a final manuscript. So how do we narrow them down to something worthy of our labor? Well, I don't have a one-size-fits-all answer,… Continue reading How to Sift those Book Ideas

YA Writing

Writers: Stay Positive

Every now and then I have one of those days when I feel like saying 'what's the use?' even though I've been told countless times that the writing slog can be just that. You learn the craft and experiment. You read and take in knowledge. You interact with other writers. You learn from your mistakes… Continue reading Writers: Stay Positive