ROSEMARKED Cover Reveal

I’m so excited to reveal the final cover to ROSEMARKED!   What do you think? Preorder ROSEMARKED: Amazon | B&N | Indiebound | Book Depository And here’s a giveaway for an advanced review copy!

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Sign up for ROSEMARKED’s cover reveal and win prizes!

Edit: Signups are now closed. Congratulations to @vixenreads for winning the prize pack!   We have a final cover for ROSEMARKED! It’s gorgeous 😀 I’m excited to share it with you all, and we’re trying something a bit different this time: a crowdsourced twitter, instagram, and facebook reveal.  And there are prizes for participating! Here…

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DAUGHTER OF DUSK Paperback Release!

DAUGHTER OF DUSK is out in paperback today! Purchase the paperback from: Indiebound | Amazon | Barnes and Noble | Book Depository (free international shipping)    

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Book News: Announcing ROSEMARKED!

I’m so glad to be able to share! From Publisher’s Marketplace: The book is currently slated to come out January 2018. I’m soooo excited about this book, guys. And I’ve been having a blast researching it, from archery and stick fighting lessons to conversations about memory loss with my old classmate at MIT. And I…

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Complete Creative Writing Workshop Bundle Now Available (Save over 20%)

My entire Story Writing Workshop is now up on Teachers Pay Teachers!  There are seven lessons total. You can also get the complete bundle for a 22% discount. CHECK OUT THE SERIES AND DOWNLOAD THE FIRST LESSON FREE! Lesson One: Introduction to Storytelling (Free download) Lesson Two: Freewriting and Idea Generation Lesson Three: Building Strong…

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Description and Setting Lesson Now Available

  We’re on a roll!  My lesson plans for Description and Setting are now available on Teachers Pay Teachers. How do writers bring an entire world to life through simple words?  In this lesson, students learn the secrets of precise and descriptive prose, and how to filter a description through a character’s point of view. …

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Plot lesson now available

The fourth installment of my Creative Writing Workshop is up on Teachers Pay Teachers. Lesson four is about plot. What drives a plot and keeps the reader engaged? Students will learn basic plot structure, from inciting incident to climax, as well as tips for organizing everything in between. Then, they’ll draw plot charts for their…

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Third Creative Writing Lesson Plan Up

And the third lesson plan from my Story Writing Workshop is now available at Teachers Pay Teachers. Lesson three is about characterization. Students learn the tips and tricks that make a well rounded character.  Through brainstorming exercises, mock interviews, and character autobiographies, students develop their main character’s life experience and personality. Then after they’ve nailed…

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Second Creative Writing Lesson Plan Is Up

This past July, I ran a week long creative writing camp for middle and high school students.  After the camp, I revised my materials and expanded on them for other teachers to use. Lesson 2: Freewriting and Idea Generation is now available on Teachers Pay Teachers. It’s all about figuring out what to write. Sometimes…

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Free Lesson Plans From My Summer Creative Writing Camp

This past July, I ran a week long creative writing camp for middle and high school students. We had a ton of fun, and the students wrote some great stories! After the camp, I revised my materials and expanded on them for other teachers to use. Lesson one, introduction to storytelling, is now available for…

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