April 2015

Monthly Archives

  • An interview with Kirstin Pulioff

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    After having had the pleasure of working with Kirstin Pulioff on Dreamscape: Saving Alex for about six months on several revisions of her novel, I’m so excited that it’s now available in ebook and paperback formats! Dreamscape is a really fun read, a fast-paced, high-stakes adventure that you won’t want to put down. Kirstin graciously […]

  • Review: Rachelle Dekker’s The Choosing

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    A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of reading an ARC of Rachelle Dekker’s debut novel The Choosing. Before I dove into it, I was worried I’d built up my expectations too high. I’d really enjoyed the conversations I’d had with her at the Re:Write conference—she’s fun and funny and down-to-earth—and I’m a long-time […]

  • Take time for self-care

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    As a creative, it’s easy to feel pulled in countless directions at once. You’re pouring your soul into your book, but you also have to juggle many other torches—family, friends, community, maybe a day job, bills, and more. It feels like the whole house you’ve built so carefully will burn to the ground if you […]

  • 4 ways to keep the pace moving

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    Have you ever been reading a book and finding yourself glancing up at the clock, wondering how time can move so slowly? I have. And it’s a frustrating feeling because I love it when a book immerses me to the point I’m almost unaware of the outside world. How can you avoid provoking a yawn […]

  • Be a cheerleader

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    My favorite part of my job is encouraging writers. Whether it’s by actually pointing out areas in which they’re succeeding during an edit or reassuring them that their book is beautiful via social media, seeing people respond to the message and take ownership of their writing career makes all the long hours worth it. And […]