How long does it take to write a novel? I provide timelines for my own novel and address an upsetting anonymous comment.
A conference talk on writing about sex in YA made me wonder if I am copping out
Reflections on the journey to becoming a published author
Eight surprising things about the journey to becoming a published author.
Six quick tips to consider when revising your fiction or creative non-fiction pieces
When good writers get bad rejections! How to move on.
How much protection is too much with kids? One thing is certain: there will be blame.
A few thoughts on The Crossover, Kwame Alexander’s stunning novel in verse.
There are few photos of the mysterious show Nirvana played in Victoria in March 1991–but here is one by Al Ford.
What novels do you need to write before you write the one that will reach readers?
All the good reasons to think about attending writing camp with Zsuzsi Gartner–or asking for a manuscript consultation.
I found a bird’s nest on the sidewalk. It was one of the most beautiful things I have ever seen.