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...

My Book is a Real Thing™(!!!)

tl;dr: My book is a thing! It’s a thing you’re gonna get to read! Celebrate with me! Long version: When I was six, I decided I wanted to be an author. Not much has changed. Ahh, youth. When I was fourteen, I finished my first full length book. There were dragons and a...

The Case for Vulnerability

I recently had a couple of good friends describe me as “really upbeat and optimistic.” Which is awesome and all, but I couldn’t help myself from thinking… Really? I try my best to be a cheerful person—it’s something my parents emphasized the heck out of when I was...