Isn't that always? Literally and figuratively and sometimes religiously (depending on what you believe). Last week I reached The End of The Last Bathing Beauty. Eighty-thousand words, two timelines. All out of order. What made me thinking typing the words The End really meant anything at all? Because if I hadn't acknowledged the milestone, I may have fallen off into an "I can't do this" cliff. … [Read more...] about When The End is the Beginning
A workshop I was scheduled to teach was canceled. BOO! But that means I have time for more writers on my editing and book coaching roster. YAY! Email me at email@example.com if you are interested in some kind-hearted, kick-ass feedback on your WIP. xo, Amy … [Read more...] about Winter Writing!
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