Um, it’s already June…almost. Where has the time gone? It actually feels a bit like winter here, the leaves are green, but there’s a disturbing chill in the air. So it doesn’t feel like summer. But I’ve still got my sunscreen, big bowknot straw hat, sunglasses, and iced-tea ready for those heat waves. Recently … More It’s June already…almost
Alrighty, so there are plenty of articles about how to plot a story. I’ve read a lot of those. A lot. I’m still learning, and I will continue to learn to make the story the best it can be. However, what are some other steps we as writers can take to take the story further? For … More Using Scapple To Plot A Story
THROW is one of those rare books that bring your past into the pages of a book. It begins with Güero who’s real name is Cirilo, a smart young man who has some pretty good things going for him. He lives in a better part of town close to McAllen, Texas and for … More REVIEW: Throw by Ruben Degollado
I am so honored to have been able to contribute to the blog. Participating in NaNoWriMo is what truly gave me a jolt to seriously make a commitment to write every day. Shortly after completing Camp NaNoWriMo in July I wrote a post for the NaNoWriMo blog. Check it out here!
Y’all I went to my very first writing conference about two weeks ago and it was AWESOME! For a while now I had been reading on author blogs that mentioned going to a writing conference was important and at times a necessity for the craft. I can definitely agree for sure. Over a year ago … More North Texas SCBWI