Category: YA

Writing, YA

Why I Write YA Fiction

YA Fiction

After someone asked me the other day, “Why do you write YA and not, say, mysteries, romance, or literary fiction,” I realized I’ve never addressed this question on my blog. I’ve written about how I became a writer in a general sense, but not why I chose YA fiction. And it’s a great question. Why …

Reading, YA

Library Haul & Reading List 05/27/16

Library Haul & Reading List 05/27/16

This has been a quiet week. I haven’t yet begun book three in the Broken Fate series, opting instead to take a couple of weeks and work on another novel. My brain needs some time to dump Avenging Fate and get ready for book three, so what better way than to explore some new characters …

Giveaways, Reading, YA

Library Haul & Reading List 04/29/16

Library Haul & Reading List 04/29/16

Well, release week came and went and I survived. Now things are slowing down and I’m heavily into edits for Avenging Fate (still a working title). I’m trying to have it to my publisher in a couple of weeks. That’s the goal, anyway, and it should be doable if I can stop messing around. In …

Reading, YA

Library Haul & Reading List 04/22/16

Library Haul & Reading List 04/22/16

This has been a wild week! A book release is much more of an event than I thought it would be. I thought the book would come out and it would be sort of ho-hum. Instead there have been parties, blog tours, book blitzes, Facebook events, many messages of support and congratulations and a massive …

Reading, YA

Library Haul & Reading List 03/18/16

Library Haul & Reading List 03/18/16

This week is another short list, owing to the fact that I’m really making headway on Avenging Fate and another book that I’m working on. Pretty much I’m eating, writing, sleeping, and (less than I should) exercising. I think that once I’m past this crunch I’m going to shift my reading back to longer novels …