Seeing Your Ideas in Other Books That Are Coming Out?

Has this ever happened to you? You open up your email from Horn Book, Amazon’s Omnivoracious blog, etc. and you see a review for an upcoming book that sounds a lot like yours? Then, you knock your head against your desk. Continue reading


Writing About My Character’s Race

I was going to write about the novel I’m working on in this post. Then I decided that I wanted to take a stab at writing about a decision I was struggling with until a particular controversy exploded online. Continue reading