Craft

In A World…: World Building in First Person

In A World… is a series of posts about world building, where our contributors share strategies and tips for creating well-rounded worlds. World building is hard. Fantasy or contemporary, with multiple points of view or one, it’s not an easy task. Just check out the many other posts that are part of the “In A World..”… Continue reading In A World…: World Building in First Person

Author career · publishing

Debut Author Survival Guide #1: Contract Basics

The Debut Author Survival Guide is a series that explains everything that happens between selling your book to publication day in an attempt to demystify the process of publishing your first novel (through a traditional publishing lens). Go HERE to see the rest of the series! When you sell your book one of the first… Continue reading Debut Author Survival Guide #1: Contract Basics

Community

Tips to maintain a totally rad writer group (& how to set boundaries)

We are often asked how we cultivated and maintain such a “large” critique group. When we started out, most of us didn’t have agents or book deals. As the years have gone on, many of us have moved on to different stages in our publishing careers. But given that we all have very different experiences… Continue reading Tips to maintain a totally rad writer group (& how to set boundaries)