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I just got "Litt up"

The title of this post directly relates to the TV show Suits that I have been obsessively watching on Netflix and I am ashamed to admit that I have been neglecting my duty as a writer. 239 more words

Musings

#ItsHappening

Yes yes y’all! Let’s update you on the last couple of days, since so much has happened between the last time I looked at this blog and now. 624 more words

Playlists

Can writers connect with readers just like musicians do?

Unlike musicians performing live, writers must wait for audience response, except in public readings. Given the long delay between publication and reader feedback, how can we establish a sparkling connection? 130 more words

Performance

OMG my novel is now on Goodreads!

Turner Publishing has now officially put my debut YA novel ALL THE WALLS OF BELFAST up on Goodreads. Here’s a quick blurb: Pitched as THE CARNIVAL AT BRAY meets West Side Story, ALL THE WALLS OF BELFAST follows two teens trying to understand their past and preserve their future in post-conflict Belfast–a Wisconsinite who learns she has a father and brothers in Belfast and a boy trying to escape an abusive home to pave his own way. 101 more words

Writing

Countdown to the romance writers' event of the year!

This July, as every July, it’s the UK Romance Novelists’ Association’s (RNA) annual conference.  Held at a different university every year, the conference is where hundreds of established and aspiring British writers come together to listen to expert talks, meet fellow authors, enjoy a gala dinner and – all importantly – meet publishers and editors. 240 more words

Writing

The Nuts and Bolts!! (a 100 update)

Hey guys! Hope you all had lovely weekends, whether you were celebrating dads and grads or chillin’ at your pads. I have more exciting news that came in the form of text messages and tweets last night that have just kept my world turning at its current whirlwind pace. 365 more words

Playlists

So I Failed…I Think (And That’s Actually Good)

There’s only so much you can learn from success. I could spout inspirational quotes from intellectuals or lifestyle guru’s or share words of wisdom from acclaimed authors. 807 more words