Things have been a little scarce here recently. Why? Among numerous other reasons (the topics of future posts!), I've also been helping plan, set up, and coordinate the fabulous online kidlit conference: WriteOnCon! We've been doing an Indiegogo campaign to help cover website costs, etc., and there's just about a week left. Of course, it's only now that I remember I haven't actually talked about it here at Continue Reading
Even though my debut, The Eleventh Trade, will be a contemporary story, fantasy remains my true love. There’s so much room for exploration, creativity, and experimentation — and I can’t wait to get back back to it! But in the meanwhile, here are some resources I’ve found helpful that you might enjoy, too.
My first golden rule of fantasy: The more real you want it to be, the more solid details you should use. I don’t mean like “the blue door that was chipped around the handle except for where it wasn’t chipped, aka everywhere else, and…Continue Reading