"The Girl Who Frosts The Cakes"

Well, That Didn’t go as Planned: Confessions of a Writer Who Doesn’t Know What She’s Doing

I literally just wrote a few weeks ago how my book is “wrapping up” and “almost done” and “final editing” blah blah blah. What happened?! I was so sure of myself! I had such a great plan laid out. It was gonna be perfect! Here’s the thing, though: sometimes – most times – my own plans don’t work out. And that’s okay!… Read More Well, That Didn’t go as Planned: Confessions of a Writer Who Doesn’t Know What She’s Doing

Boss News

BEHIND THE SCENES of “Writing like a Boss” – 3rd Anniversary Special

To celebrate this anniversary, my tech producer (Jack) and I put together this video to illustrate what happens behind the camera; including the specifics of certain projects, like how we made the fake campfire in our Camp NaNo April video. (Spoiler alert: it was a a lot of money and effort for such a simple prop.)… Read More BEHIND THE SCENES of “Writing like a Boss” – 3rd Anniversary Special

Writing Tips

Writing a Prologue Your Reader Won’t Skip

Fun fact: writers love writing prologues. But readers hate having to read them! So what are you, a writer who loves prologues, going to do? Most advice you’ll find will tell you to avoid them at all costs. But there are better solutions, writers! Which is why I’ve written down my top 4 tips & ideas on how to write a good, un-skip-able prologue. Your book deserves it!… Read More Writing a Prologue Your Reader Won’t Skip