So, the day is here! The announcements of Pitch Wars mentees and mentor matchups! I am beyond thrilled to announce that I am welcoming KA Blaser to #TeamTruth (find out later why this is my chosen team name for the year!) Here’s the pitch: Native American ONE OF US IS LYING x SADIE When anotherContinue reading “Welcome to #TeamTruth”
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Pitch Wars Wish List 2021
For an accessibilty friendly version of this wish list follow this LINK. Hi everyone and welcome to my Pitch Wars wish list! I’m thrilled to be taking part in Pitch Wars 2021, and I’m excited to find a great mentee to work hand-in-hand with. This year, I’m a YA (Young Adult) mentor. *Please note thatContinue reading “Pitch Wars Wish List 2021”
A few tips for Pitch Wars…
Hey guys! The big day is tomorrow! The Pitch Wars mentor wish lists go live (and it’s as exciting for us as it is for you!) So, I thought now was a good time to give some insight into how to prep your submission. This won’t guarantee you get picked, but I think it willContinue reading “A few tips for Pitch Wars…”
Writing tips—my website guide!
Hey everyone, this post is a short and sweet one. For all writers, and for Pitch Wars hopefuls, here is the collated list of my ultimate favorite craft websites! I hope you find some diamonds that shine for you in here!
Should you give up writing—the other side of the coin?
This question has preyed on the mind of almost every writer I know, and it’s something I discussed in my last blog post. The doubt of not being agented yet, a book not being good enough, no forthcoming deal when on some submission to publishers… the turmoil and angst can seem endless. Of late, I’veContinue reading “Should you give up writing—the other side of the coin?”
Are You Meant to be a Writer?
Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about my life’s purpose and how that looks in relation to being a writer. The publishing industry, as everyone knows, can be a tough one. However, it can also make it easy to forget why we write and what it truly means to us to write.