Writing to Our Fears

Are you strong enough to write to your own fears? If so how do you know? The answer often lies in the very first few words you write in your story. I’m not afraid to die. Not by losing myself in my hatred for my ex-boyfriend. Not by the sonic waves of the Swarm that … Continue reading Writing to Our Fears

The Young Adult Novelist

Asserting that every genre has its specific niche writers, the ones who best capture the flow and nuances of that category, is a well-worn claim. Yet for every die hard who claims that Young Adult novels should be written by young adults, or that morticians and FBI agents churn out the best crime novels, there … Continue reading The Young Adult Novelist