Plotters vs Pantsers: Which Are You?

If you've been around the writing community for a hot minute, you may have heard people compare plotters vs pantsers when they talk about writing stories. The terms themselves are pretty self-explanatory (and we'll get to them in a minute), but how do you know which one you are? And more importantly, in the battle … Continue reading Plotters vs Pantsers: Which Are You?

The Definitive YA Book Title Generator: Title Your YA Novel in 3 Easy Steps!

Looking to title your up-and-coming YA novel (especially if it's fantasy or science fiction)? Say no more! I have a foolproof formula for coming up with captivating, marketable, and *totally original* YA book titles. Behold, the definitive YA book title generator!!! Warning: snarkiness ahead. Title Your YA Novel in 3 Easy Steps So, I don't … Continue reading The Definitive YA Book Title Generator: Title Your YA Novel in 3 Easy Steps!

Short Story 101 When You Don’t Like Writing Short Stories

Listen, I'm gonna be honest here: this one wasn't that interesting to talk about. Sixteen is a collection of--you guessed it--sixteen short stories by young adult authors from the 80s. It had some good ones, it had some not-so-good ones. I enjoyed reading it but it also brought back a lot of... interesting memories about … Continue reading Short Story 101 When You Don’t Like Writing Short Stories