Tension is vital to all story, but authors often find it difficult to implement in their writing. In this webinar on March 26th I will define tension in concrete terms, explain why it is so important to story, and demonstrate how to create it using plotting, structure, pacing, and tone. Appropriate for all genres from… Read more »
Welcome to my stop in the YAmazing Race with MGnificent Prizes! I am so excited to be participating again. If this is your first time ‘hopping’ — welcome! If you are a seasoned vet, welcome back! And if you don’t know what I am talking about — maybe you popped by here because you know Blind… Read more »
I’m headed to the Writer’s Police Academy, but you can find me on the web today talking banned books on E Kristin Anderson’s site and in a debut author interview with Nova Ren Suma.
I have been so amazed at the cover love I’v e seen since my reveal January 20th. Thank you to all who tweeted and facebooked my cover. You made my day! Since then, BLIND SPOT keeps popping up on blogs 🙂 So, with this being the month of lave and all — I thought I’d send… Read more »
Thank you for all the awesome comments on my cover! And thank you to all those who tweeted and facebook-ed and blogged it too! It was great to see all that cover love. 🙂 As part of my cover reveal, I had giveaways: two $20 Barnes & Noble gift certificates and a signed copy of BLIND… Read more »
Since I have begun my inquiry into making a book trailer for BLIND SPOT, I thought I’d talk about them a bit. First of all, if you are like my husband, you may not even be aware that there is such a thing — don’t be embarrassed. It’s something relatively new to the book promotional… Read more »
“Tis the season for countdowns. My personal favorites are the top 100 songs of the year or decade — especially when the radio station playing the countdown is mostly commercial-free. I also enjoy countdowns of top books because usually I haven’t read most of them — which is why I am NOT doing a ‘top… Read more »