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How I plan to consistently write this summer

I plan on having a writing-heavy summer! This means having a plan and also being flexible. I think that's where we can fall short with any of our goals; not having a clear plan to follow even when tired or confused, or not being flexible enough with our plans so that we can veer off… Continue reading How I plan to consistently write this summer

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Feeling Resistance When You Sit Down to Write?

Sometimes when you sit down to write, you're excited and ready to get words on the page. Other times, not so much. Here are some quick tips to get you writing when you're feeling inner resistance! Get up and move your body instead; endorphins = energy and ideasHave a plan; if you know what you… Continue reading Feeling Resistance When You Sit Down to Write?

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How I Know I was Meant to be a Middle-Grade Author

Hopefully you know by now that I've made the switch from writing YA fantasy to now writing MG fantasy. I've been thinking lately that it's always been obvious that I am better suited to children's fantasy than young adult or teen fantasy, and here's why... I can be poetic and whimsical and silly with my… Continue reading How I Know I was Meant to be a Middle-Grade Author