An ode to FanFiction

This week, I got an email that stirred up some old memories. It was from the FanFiction site, and somebody had asked if they could translate one of my old stories into German, which they could then publish on their profile. I didn't really have a problem with it (if anything, I was bamboozled that …

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2019: the year I start owning my blog

This might be a little bit of a weird title (I do, after all, already own a blog), but let me explain. All through 2018, having a blog wasn't something I really talked about, barring with you lovely online people. When my parents asked me what I'd been doing with my spare time, I'd mumble …

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4 things I do to find blogging inspiration

Who doesn't love a good blog post? More accurately (if you're a blogger, too): who doesn't love the feeling of writing a great blog post, knowing that you've hit the nail on the head and are producing some pretty stellar content, all from a half-remembered thought you had once on the underground? That's the dream! …

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Writing the perfect agent’s submission letter

Time to find out how to snag that agent's attention... Let me start with blog post with a caveat: having never published a book myself, I cannot definitely say whether or not this submission letter works. However, I recently attended YALC and went to one of the Agent's Arenas (basically you get five minutes to …

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