This is not Pamela Toler's first rodeo. And by rodeo, I mean, book. She has written books for kids and adults about popular history for years. But this book is different. While for the other books she was under contract with her publishers for a particular book, with WOMEN WARRIORS, Pamela's agent took HER IDEA on submission. Both ways designate her as a published author. She's not a ghost writer. … [Read more...] about A Big Book and a Two Small Wishes
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!
Hi friends! I'd like to introduce Katie Rose Guest Pryal. I've read many of Katie Rose's essays, which are honest and insightful, but until FALLOUT GIRL I hadn't read Katie's fiction. The good news is, I didn't need to read the first books in the series to appreciate this story. I was able to fall right into the rhythm of Miranda George and her story. And it intrigued me to find out more about … [Read more...] about Author Interview: Katie Rose Guest Pryal Talks About FALLOUT GIRL