Interview with Colorado Author Lindsay Eland!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I am thrilled to welcome middle-grade author–and the Assistant Regional Advisor for the Rocky Mountain chapter of SCBWI—Lindsay Eland! First things first: Colorado native or… Read more »

Interview with Colorado author Jenny Goebel (and giveaway)!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I am thrilled to welcome my friend and critique partner Jenny Goebel! Jenny’s debut middle-grade novel, GRAVE IMAGES, will be published this month, and it’s a moving,… Read more »

ALL FOUR STARS has a cover!

In case you haven’t already seen on Facebook and Twitter, today is the day that the cover for my debut middle-grade novel, All Four Stars, gets revealed to the public! The party’s happening over at Emu’s Debuts, where you can see the actual cover, and at Mother.Write.Repeat., where my lovely fellow Putnam author Krista Van Dolzer is… Read more »

Interview with Colorado author Donna Cooner!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I am thrilled to welcome young adult author Donna Cooner! Donna’s widely praised debut YA novel SKINNY was a finalist for the Colorado Book Award, and she has another… Read more »

Thanks, and links

First off, I’d like to thank everyone who commented, e-mailed me, and shared links on Twitter and Facebook about my recent post “First drafting: Now 96% faster.” I’m so glad to hear that some of the techniques I shared are resonating with fellow writers. I’m planning to do a (much shorter) follow-up post soon on a… Read more »

Interview with Colorado author Kristi Helvig!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I am thrilled to welcome young adult (and fellow 2014 debut) author Kristi Helvig! Kristi is a Ph.D. clinical psychologist turned sci-fi/fantasy author. She can be found musing about space… Read more »

Interview with Colorado author Jessica Lawson!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I am over the moon to be welcoming my good friend Jessica Lawson! You might already know Jessica through her fantastic blog, Falling Leaflets, which educates… Read more »

Interview with Colorado Author Amy Kathleen Ryan!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Last time, we kicked things off with Jeannie Mobley, and today I’m thrilled to welcome Amy Kathleen Ryan to the blog! Amy is the author of several young… Read more »