It's meeeeee! New glasses, new haircut, same me (though I Photoshopped out the crow's feet) . Where have I been? Writing The Last Bathing Beauty (due March 1 to my publisher -- AAAAH!) and working with writers on their own stories. You know I do that, right? Actually, I've been doing it since 2009 when I started reading slush piles for literary agents, two years before my debut novel … [Read more...] about Let’s Book It in 2019!
Let's continue talking about inspiration, shall we? There's so much noise nowadays, I'm curious what cuts through all of it for my fellow writers. Today Nicole Meier is here sharing a childhood memory and how it ended up the springboard for her new novel, The Girl Made of Clay. More soon from me and your favorite authors! Amy xo The Inspiring Power of Art By Nicole Meier When I was … [Read more...] about Guest Post: When Art Inspires a New Novel
Welcome to the 17th #31DaysofInspiration post! I can't believe it's the end of August! It's been fun to track the writing inspiration as it has struck me. I think it's good to be conscious of what effects us so that we can be proactive in the future.Maybe instead of waiting for inspiration to reveal itself it's a better idea to search it out, slip a lasso over its neck, and drag it … [Read more...] about Days 29, 30, 31 I’m So Glad We’ve Had This Time Together #31DaysofInspiration
I'm distracted, it's true, but I'm still thinking about what inspires me to write. Here are a few: Yesterday, two author friends asked me to read pages of their WIP. My relapse into Shiny New Idea Syndrome that has some spillage into The Last Bathing Beauty. A manicure. I'm probably not being completely fair with the first one -- because reading non-published work can inspire me as … [Read more...] about Days 25, 26, 27, 28 When A Break Provides Inspiration (More than Once) #31DaysofInspiration