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September 27, 2019

So you applied to PitchWars. Congratulations! If you're reading this, you are probably glued to your computer these days, am I right?


If you're anything like me the year I submitted to PitchWars, you might be busy stalking the #PitchWars feed, keeping an eye on mentor...

January 4, 2019

I've started the year with SWEEP: THE STORY OF A GIRL AND HER MONSTER by Jonathan Auxier.

It's been five years since the Sweep disappeared. Orphaned and alone, Nan Sparrow had no other choice but to work for a ruthless chimney sweep named Wilkie Crudd. She spends her da...

July 31, 2018

Hi! I'm Liz. I write middle grade. Sometimes dark and scary, sometimes goofy, always fun.I have two kiddos who keep me on my toes, and am a freelance writer/professional (not really) volunteer. The best places to find me are Twitter or Instagram where I am happily proc...

January 3, 2018

Today my kids went back to school and I officially started my year. Today I:

Wrote an article for the local lifestyle website

Revised the outline for my latest WIP

Compiled content for the SCBWI North Texas newsletter

Emailed a speaker about an engagement at my kid's schoo...

December 13, 2017

I have a secret. I'm not very good at reading and writing. What I mean is, when I'm in the middle of writing/editing a book, all my focus and free time is directed at that project. And I fall waaaay behind on my TBR (to be read) pile. 

Luckily, my current story is with...

July 10, 2017

Today I'm over at the #MenteesHelpingMentees site talking about my Pitch Wars experience last year. Check it out here.

June 15, 2017

I am about to tell you a story about me in my 20s. It might seem random and unrelated to this post, but stay with me...

When I graduated college I was jobless. So with tail between legs I slunk back home to live with my parents and intern, for free, at a teeny, tiny mar...

February 23, 2017

I finished my first full draft of my first full book in December of 2015. It was 22,000 words. It was 22,000 words of blood, sweat and of course, lots of tears. It was the longest thing I had ever written and it was so, so beautiful.

Well, it was beautiful to me. In act...

February 2, 2017

January was a busy month but I still managed to read three great middle grade books by three very talented authors.​​ If you are looking for something new to add to your TBR pile, I highly recommend you check one of these out!

First up is Impyrium by Henry Neff. This bo...

January 19, 2017

It is 1999. A young (and fabulous) high schooler is experiencing her first brush with online flirting as she chats with a cute boy from school on AOL Instant Messenger (AIM for those of you in the know). She sits at her father's desk in the living room on the big, boxy...

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