Hey friends! In preparation for this post, I re-read Amanda Foody’s brilliant Writing in Multiple Age Categories post, which is a topic cut from a similar cloth, so definitely check that post out after you read this one~ Just a quick catch up with me – In 2017, I debuted with a YA Sci-Fi duology… Continue reading Writing in Different Genres
We’re so excited to be featuring another of our very own WBP contributors on our Author Spotlight series: Mara Fitzgerald! Happiest of release days to BEYOND THE RUBY VEIL!! The book is out today so make sure you grab your copy (and you can get a signed and personalized copy here!) Give us a quick pitch for BEYOND… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Mara Fitzgerald
We (Kat and Katy) love middles. But not everyone does. So we got together to write about why we love them and what we think makes them shine. As well as some advice for how to keep your middles interesting! What is the middle of a story? It should be easy to identify the middle… Continue reading Why we love writing “the middle” of stories
Writing romance can be tricky, but luckily, many of the WBP contributors loves romance and have spent a lot of time reading, studying, and analyzing it! So we gathered three of our romance-loving contributors to do a roundtable! Note: This post is done in a roundtable style where members of Writer’s Block Party discuss a… Continue reading Roundtable #17: Romance
We’ve written about pacing before and specifically pacing with multiple POV books, but today we wanted to talk about something a little different though it goes in hand with pacing: tension. This post is cowritten with Ashley Burdin. What is tension anyway? There’s an interview between Francois Truffaut and Alfred Hitchcock that we love where… Continue reading Building Tension in Stories
Hey, we’re back with another WBP survey, the first of which was on average chapter lengths, which you can check out: here. We want to do more of these, so definitely let us know in the comments if there is a question on craft or publishing that you’d like the writers of WBP to answer!… Continue reading WBP Survey: How do you approach notes after first receiving them from CPs, agents, and/or editors?
We’re so thrilled to be celebrating not one but TWO books out today by our incredible WBP contributors!! Happiest of book birthdays to AS THE SHADOW RISES and QUEEN OF VOLTS!! Make sure you grab your copies of these incredible sequels (and you can order signed copies of ATSR here and QOV here!) Tell us… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Katy Rose Pool and Amanda Foody
We’re so thrilled to be welcoming back a dear friend of WBP, Janella Angeles whose debut WHERE DREAMS DESCEND is out TODAY! If you would like a signed and personalized copy, you can grab yours from Janella’s local indie here! Give us a quick pitch of WHERE DREAMS DESCEND! Phantom of the Opera meets Moulin… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Janella Angeles
Welcome back to our Author Spotlight series! We’re very excited to be featuring one of our very own WBP contributors, Kat Cho to celebrate VICIOUS SPIRITS, the highly anticipated sequel to WICKED FOX! The book is out today so make sure you grab your copy (and you can get a signed and personalized copy from… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Kat Cho
Hey! Did you know that WBP (+Friends) have FIVE books coming out in the next couple of months? So excited for the releases of: VICIOUS SPIRITS by Kat Cho (August 18th) WHERE DREAMS DESCEND by Janella Angeles (August 25th) AS THE SHADOW RISES by Katy Rose Pool (September 1st) QUEEN OF VOLTS by Amanda Foody… Continue reading WBP Virtual Author Tour!