Monthly Archives: January 2013

Making Strengths into Weaknesses (and Vice Versa), a guest post by Kami McArthur

Kami McArthur was another of my classmates at David Farland’s “Writing for Young Adults” workshop last March. Kami happens to be Dave’s assistant, and she sends out his Daily Kicks messages. (The Daily Kick is an email message written by … Continue reading

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Meet Monique Bucheger and “Ginnie West”

I met Monique at Dave Wolverton’s (aka David Farland) Writing for Young Adults Workshop about a year ago. Though I write YA military space fantasy, I connected with Monique’s stories because she writes about a 12-year-old girl who loves horses–and … Continue reading

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Family and Fun: An Interview with Author/Illustrator Mikey Brooks

I’ve been looking forward to this for some time, and I hope you have been, too. Mikey Brooks is the multi-talented author and illustrator of some of the most adorable children’s books I’ve seen in a long time. Mikey earned … Continue reading

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Getting on my Soapbox

Last week I wrote about the significance of heroes and legends, and referred to a couple of my friends’ work and the importance of what they write. Today I want to write about my own characters and their stories, and … Continue reading

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Every World Has Its Legends

One thing I want to do on this blog is feature and promote my fellow authors and illustrators and their work as much as my own. On January 23rd I’ll have an interview with Mikey Brooks, artist/illustrator and author of … Continue reading

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Some Ideas for Promoting Your Books This Year

This week I’m featuring a post by R. Clint Peters on The Book Reviewers Club.  Mr. Peters offers some great advice for all of us, which I certainly need to apply as I embark on the adventure of marketing and … Continue reading

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