Archive for the Writing Category

Tracy’s Writestream Radio Interview

Tracy’s Writestream Radio Interview

I’m so excited to return to Daria Anne’s Writestream Tuesday author interview program for the third time! We’ll be celebrating Ignite’s release, and talking about dystopian literature and how real life intertwines with fiction. We’ll be live from 1:00-2:00 eastern time, and you can call in with […]

Share Button
Read more

How to Use Grammar Like a Jedi Master

How to Use Grammar Like a Jedi Master

Thanks to Grammerly for this awesome Info-graphic! Let’s all strive to use grammar like Jedi Masters! Learn more at: https://www.grammarly.com/grammar-check  

Share Button
Read more

Transformed Home Office Space: From Meh to Wow!

Transformed Home Office Space: From Meh to Wow!

When we moved into our new home last summer, I was thrilled to have a dedicated office. At the house we’d been renting, my office space was an alcove off the master bedroom where the wifi signal was too weak to be useful and I could only […]

Share Button
Read more

My First Time Between the Covers

My First Time Between the Covers

Last night was the first episode of Between the Covers with Tracy Lawson, an interview show on the Liberty.Me network. I had the pleasure of hosting my friend and fellow author Sam Staley. His book, St. Nic, Inc., was the perfect choice for a December broadcast: Staley’s […]

Share Button
Read more

The Best of #1LineWednesday (so far)

The Best of #1LineWednesday (so far)

I love participating in #1LineWednesday on Twitter. It’s a way for authors to share snippets from their works in progress. Every week the organizers post a theme, and authors from all over the globe search their manuscripts to find pithy sentences. I thought I’d share some of […]

Share Button
Read more

Gone Indie Part 2: What Has Changed in the First Three Months

Gone Indie Part 2: What Has Changed in the First Three Months

In a recent post, I talked about leaving the boutique publisher who released the first volume in my YA dystopian series and going indie, and what hasn’t changed in the three months since I declared my independence. This time, I’d like to share some of the things […]

Share Button
Read more

Gone Indie: What Hasn’t Changed in the First Three Months

Gone Indie: What Hasn’t Changed in the First Three Months

Last July, I severed ties with the traditional publisher who published my YA novel. (I’m still happily working with the publisher who handles my nonfiction book, and will be submitting another to him–hopefully–in the next few months.) The reasons why things didn’t work out with my former […]

Share Button
Read more

My TBW (To Be Written) File

My TBW (To Be Written) File

New story ideas seldom wait to be invited. In fact, inspiration usually strikes at the least opportune moment—like when I’m up to my eyeballs in the details of two book launches. What do you do when the idea seems too good to ignore? Recently I was surfing […]

Share Button
Read more

I’m Tap Dancing as Fast as I Can

I’m Tap Dancing as Fast as I Can

The last month has been crazy busy, and a huge learning experience for me. Counteract and Resist will release simultaneously on August 25, I’ve got buy links up for the Kindle editions, Resist exists in corporeal form. I’m waiting on the final back cover design for Counteract, […]

Share Button
Read more

Out Here On My Own

Out Here On My Own

When I sign copies of Counteract, I often include a quote. I have several that I like, including: “Liberty is dangerous, but it’s the safest thing we have,” and “Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.” So why would I balk at the opportunity […]

Share Button
Read more
Page 1 of 41234
Resist: Book Two of the Resistance Series won a Silver Medal in the 2016 International Wishing Shelf Book Awards
Resist was named Best YA Fiction 2016 by the Texas Association of Authors Book Awards