Feature

What We’re Reading: Pride Edition🏳️‍🌈

June is almost over, and we hope all you Writer’s Block Partiers had a wonderful Pride Month! Here are some of the books we’re reading in celebration: Kat Cho is reading Hurricane Child by Kheryn Callender Twelve-year-old Caroline is a Hurricane Child, born on Water Island during a storm. Coming into this world during a hurricane is unlucky,… Continue reading What We’re Reading: Pride Edition🏳️‍🌈

Interview

EXCLUSIVE – Author Spotlight: Ellen Oh & Elsie Chapman

Today at Writer’s Block Party we are super proud and honored to host Ellen Oh & Elsie Chapman for an exclusive interview to celebrate the release of their newest anthology, A THOUSAND BEGINNINGS AND ENDINGS, out next week, June 26! Enjoy the wise & down-to-earth answers of these creative geniuses, and check out the giveaway… Continue reading EXCLUSIVE – Author Spotlight: Ellen Oh & Elsie Chapman

Craft

Why is it So Hard to Write a Second Published Book? Reflections on the Sophomore Slump

There is a common refrain out there, in every corner of the internet, on panels and interviews galore, where authors talk about how hard it is to write their second published book. It’s so common, in fact, that it has a variety of names–the sophomore slump, second book syndrome, the tenth circle of hell, etc… Continue reading Why is it So Hard to Write a Second Published Book? Reflections on the Sophomore Slump