Category Archives: Publishing

Thoughts From KidLit Con

I had a great time at the conference. I ended up doing just as much networking for RainTown as I did for Whirlabout (and even some for Ooligan), but that’s ok. It’s all part of what I do, after all. … Continue reading

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Lucy, Master of Writing

Saturday at noon, I graduated with my masters in Writing. I’m now officially done with school, which means I’m also done with the job that actually paid me money. Which means, it’s on now. The next few months should be … Continue reading

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Blogging For RainTown

I’ve started blogging for RainTown Press, a small YA/MG press out of Portland OR. Check out our blog to see awesome reviews by me and others, fun memes, and features about the YA publishing world. Check Us Out

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Why You Shouldn’t Fear Your Editor

Contrary to urban legend, editors are not actually out to corrupt your artistic vision. They’re out to make your book better. Everyone needs an editor. And when I say “everyone,” I mean everyone. Big authors, small authors, and everyone in … Continue reading

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How YA Rocked My World, and Why I’m Never Going Back

Ok, maybe “never” is too strong of a word, but reading adult novels has become a rarity in my life. And I’m an avid reader. And avid reader with a BA in English. Literature, I get. But I still prefer … Continue reading

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Tons of Fun at Write to Publish

This last weekend, Ooligan put on our yearly conference, Write to Publish. And let me tell you, if you weren’t there, you were most definitely missing out. The conference spanned two days. Saturday we offered a host of workshops, all … Continue reading

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High on Life

I had a great day. ¬†One of those days that makes me feel like I’m making all the right choices in my life, that I’m totally capable and ready for the future I’m building. For my YA Publishing class, we … Continue reading

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