Learning · Reading · Writing

Monday Minutiae—01.03.2022

Re-Teach Yep, it’s that time again! Are you a New Year’s Resolution person? I still think about this post I wrote back in 2014 about how I feel about New Year’s resolutions—an opinion that hasn’t changed. I have, however, been trying out the One-Word Resolutions for the past several years. They’ve included: Invest, Commit, Believe,… Continue reading Monday Minutiae—01.03.2022

publishing · Reading · Writing

ALL I’M ASKING Cover Reveal!

Y'all, I can't believe the time has finally come for me to share the beautiful, sparkly cover of my debut, All I'm Asking (March, 2022). It is such a joy to be part of the design process and I'm so grateful to YOTE Design for their collaboration with this design. What fun to see the… Continue reading ALL I’M ASKING Cover Reveal!

Learning · publishing · Reading · Teaching · Writing

Monday Minutiae – 12.06.21

Before I get into the "minutiae," I want to share with you that NEXT WEEK I'll be doing a cover reveal of my debut novel, All I'm Asking (March, 2022). I cannot wait for you to see it because it's beautiful! I'm so happy to be sharing this part of my journey with you all.… Continue reading Monday Minutiae – 12.06.21

Musing · Reading · Teaching · Writing

Monday Minutiae – 11.08.2021

Hallway Supervision Here was a great conversation-starter tweet this week: https://twitter.com/abuckslater/status/1455888892251488261 And while some debated back and forth about "Not All Schools," the point Slater makes is interesting: if you're writing YA, it's a pertinent detail to consider when deciding what kind of school your characters attend. Will teen readers notice these details? I think… Continue reading Monday Minutiae – 11.08.2021