The Apocolypsies

Laura joins the Apocolypsies – a group of YA and MG authors whose books are all coming out in 2012.

SCBWI Summer Conference

Laura Ellen will be attending the 40th Anniversary SCBWI Summer Conference In Los Angeles, California, August 5-8. Details can be found at the SCBWI website. Hope to see you there!

On the Value of a Critique Group

You’ve heard it before. To be a better writer, you need to share your work with others IN THE FIELD i.e. a writing group. But so many people don’t. They try it, personalities clash, things fall apart. Yes, critique groups, like any other social situation, can be work – but oh so worth it. I… Read more »

What’s Been Stopping You From Writing?

Every time I send an email out to someone lately, I cringe at my perky little “Check out my blog!” note that automatically attaches to the end of each email. I have even erased it several times to avoid being seen by the recipient because I know if they actually DO check out my blog,… Read more »