Category Archives: novels

Poison by Bridget Zinn

Hopefully you’ve heard about Poison by Bridget Zinn by now. It released on March 12 from Hyperion.  But even if you haven’t heard about it, you’re going to now. Kyra is a Master Poisoner who suddenly finds herself in the position of having to kill her best friend, the princess. Unfortunately she botches the job and [...]

Fresh New Editing Deals for SCBWI Members!

I have two new editorial deals for SCBWI members looking to shine up their projects. 1. Send me your 40,000-70,000 word novel and I will read it, edit it and take a look at your revision for $1800. 2. Picture Book writers, there’s something for you, too! I will help you complete your full picture [...]

First Aid for Floundering Novels

Ann Jacobus at Hen and Inkblots has a great post of resources for writers in need looking for a little extra help.  Check it out. Also: (ONE MORE TIME!) Don’t forget to check out Truth and Publishing tonight at the Stonehouse. I hope to see you there!

What Am I Reading Today?: A blogroll of books and stuff

Here in is a list of cool things I’ve stumbled across in my morning browsing session that are at least tangentially related to writing and/or books and are most definitely related to my jumpy little brain. Some really interesting insights from Jane Friedman on Self-publishing Brainpickings shares F. Scott Fitzgerald’s advice on writing Rough Type [...]

Artemis Fowl and Breaking the Rules

My son, who is eight, and I are still in the habit of reading books together. He reads on his own, and enjoys it. But we save some books for the two of us. It’s going to be a hard habit to break–for me at least. But perhaps if I tackle it in phases I’ll [...]