Craft · Feature

Reading Recs for Family Dynamics

In our “Reading Recs for…” series we’ll recommend reads for certain topics that we run into often. Family dynamics is something most readers can relate to. And complicated family dynamics is often a wonderful tool to understand our characters through their relationships with those closest to them. So, for this “Reading Recs” post we’re giving… Continue reading Reading Recs for Family Dynamics

Craft · Interview

Author Spotlight: Susan Dennard, on NaNoWriMo and The Mighty Pens

SOOOZ!!! Ahem. What I meant to say was: Today, we’ll be catching up with Susan Dennard, author of the Something Strange and Deadly series, as well as the Witchlands series (Truthwitch and Windwitch). Specifically, we’ll be discussing National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and The Mighty Pens. Welcome to Writer’s Block Party, Sooz! So we’ve been talking… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Susan Dennard, on NaNoWriMo and The Mighty Pens


Staying Productive During NaNoWriMo

I’ve got big plans for NaNoWriMo 2017. And it’s all thanks to the dumpster fire that was November 2016. You see, every year that I’ve participated in NaNoWriMo, I’ve never won. And that’s been completely okay. I was content with the community that NaNoWriMo brings… the camaraderie, the inspiration, the writing with a clear intent to… Continue reading Staying Productive During NaNoWriMo