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I was delighted to be part of the conversation with Alex Lewczuk, Jessica Burtis & Rebecca Bond as we talked about kindness, diversity, Maria & the Plague (gross facts included!), & why our stories matter. Listen to the podcast here,...

The AND THEN GAME (aka Plotting)

When it comes to plotting, this is what I do. Drink lots of tea and eat biscuits, and wonder why I think I can write. No, no, wait, sorry, that’s just what I do all the time. When it comes to plotting this is what I do. Get a piece of paper Draw a squiggly snake...

In Author Words

When I first began in this industry, I was alternately exhilarated and (to quote Anne Shirley) “in the depths of despair.” Publishing is ever changing, evolving, and the information about getting (and staying) published, conflicting. What was a new writer...

Author Question

Q: When you have a character with a long monolouge and you want to break up the paragraphs, where/how do the quotations go?A: When you have the paragraph change, don’t put end quoations on the last sentence of the paragraph, but do put starting quotations on the...