Good news, bad news

Good news: I'm about halfway down with the edits on my book. The book is a New Adult fantasy romance that will be coming out this year from Entangled Publishing. I should have information soon on where you can preorder. Hooray! Bad news: There will be no new episode of Anything Nice to Say this… Continue reading Good news, bad news

The Hero of Their Own Story

I feel like this rant is half-baked, but I'm going to go off on it anyway and I suppose we'll all see where we end up. There's a sort of conventional wisdom for writers that originated apparently in 1992 that villain is the hero of their own story, an idea that has become corrupt over… Continue reading The Hero of Their Own Story

The One Where You Help An Author

My book is coming out this year. That is still a little surreal to say, but I'm excited. That's not really what this post is about, though. No, this post is about America's greatest past time. Reading. The world has changed. Bookstores are disappearing and, now more than ever, people are turning to the Internet… Continue reading The One Where You Help An Author

The Power of a Moment

I've been mocked and scoffed at for my movie collection in the past (and not just because they are on my shelf in alphabetical order.) But, lately, whenever anyone gives me grief about the movies I've deemed good enough to own, I have a response: There's a moment. When we think of our favorite movies,… Continue reading The Power of a Moment

Remembering NaNoWriMo and Trying to Inspire Others

A friend of mine, Briana Hansen, is vlogging her National Novel Writing Month journey. I'm being supportive, as you should be if someone you know is doing it. It's tough. It's hard. You need a support structure. I have the added benefit of having done it myself. My journey is atypical. The way I write… Continue reading Remembering NaNoWriMo and Trying to Inspire Others