Pitch Wars 2018 Wishlist!

Who are you? Hello! I’m Laura. I write YA fantasy and I want to mentor your manuscript! If you’re not familiar with Pitch Wars, go check it out here. Essentially, it’s a writing competition/community/event that helps writers edit their manuscripts and connect with...

BusyBusyBusy

Do you ever hear a song that just speaks to your soul? One of those tunes that gets stuck in your head for days on end, because whoever wrote it is clearly some parallel universe version of you? Like, a song that captures exactly how you’re feeling? For me, this song...

Kill Your Darlings

Oh, lovely blog. I’ve let you down. I missed the past few weeks of blog posts, thanks to a crazy hectic summer and a few too many hours in the editing den! Fortunately, I’m on the other side, feeling better than ever. It seems only fitting to post about...

Writing a Critique

So you’ve completed step one (how to find a critique partner). You’ve brushed up on step two (critique partner etiquette). Now it’s time for step three: writing a critique. Whether you’re in a face-to-face workshop or just exchanging emails, I’ve found that the best...

Critique Partner Etiquette

It’s part two of my series on critiquing: critique partner etiquette. You can view part one here. Okay, so you’ve found your CP. You posted in all the right places, brainstormed all the right people… But how are you supposed to talk to these potential CPs/writing...