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#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 11 Writing Snack

#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 11 Writing Snack   Seriously? I thought M&Ms were mandatory in all writer realms . . .

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#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 10 Amwriting

#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 10 #Amwriting #Amrevising Truth: I’m always writing, even though sometimes it’s in my head. Right now, however, I am focused on Last Light. Though I am itching to try my hand at some new characters and worlds, I adore my Undertow crew and want to send them out in wild style with […]

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#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 9 – Where I Write

#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 9 Where I Write Where I write is on the 3rd floor of my home on Cape Cod. From the windows, I can see Cape Cod Bay all the way out to Provincetown. It is quite beautiful and I’m blessed to have such a view. But I also write in front of my […]

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#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 8 Sock Wednesday

#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 8 Sock Wednesday Okay folks – I’ve got this one in the bag! I’m a SOCK FREAK! My favorite sock company is Stance, and I can even remember when I got my first pair – an impulse buy thanks to my mom at a surf shop in West Palm Beach. They are […]

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#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 6 WIP

#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 6 WIP (Work in Progress) I’m working on Last Light . . . mainly because fans would knock down my door and burn my computer if I didn’t get the sucker done soon. I will admit . . . I LOVE this book . . . mwaa haa haa!  

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#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 5 My Writing Uniform

#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 5 My Writing Uniform So, the idea that I have a writing uniform that is anything beyond my ancient college duds and what I can scam off my 16 year old daughter, is laughable. I wear what is clean and comfy, y’all. Don’t look for me in anything trendy, although in this […]

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#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 4 TBR

This is #IGAUTHORLIFEJAN Day 4: My TBR pile for the month Maybe it’s just me, but I have a hard time reading when I’m eyeball deep in writing. So while I did get to read The Lovely Reckless by Kami Garcia over Christmas break, I doubt I’ll get to read much of my TBR for […]

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#IGAuthorLifeJan Day 2 – Goals

So, today for the #IGAuthorLifeJan the theme is “Goals.” This is also known as “Lies formerly known as goals before life got in the way,” but hey . . . wadda I know, right? So, if I could shoot for the moon, then my goals would be to wrap Last Light up in March and have […]

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Walking the Line – Sex in YA

If you have ever kicked around on YA blogs, inevitably you come across posts about sex in Young Adult novels. Nine times out of ten, the post will say something about how books portray these moments, whether accurate or inaccurate, fade to black or way too much details. I’m going to address the top three […]

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Super Cool Apps and Toys for Writers

So, I’ve been teaching this week at the Young Writers Workshop (which is part of the Cape Cod Writers Center Summer Conference) and I’ve gotta tell ya – my class of crazies totally rocks. I have eight of the brightest, wildest teen writers this side of Hogwarts. They are tackling everything from twisted retellings, to high fantasy […]

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