Tag Archive: Revisions

An Update on My Next Novel

As promised, here’s an update on my next book! On Tuesday I sent my fifth novel to my publisher. I don’t have a release date or a title yet, but I’m excited that… Continue reading

Kanab Writers Conference

This past weekend I taught at the Kanab Writers Conference. Rather than making the nice people who attended my class write everything down, I told them I’d post this to my website (I… Continue reading

Advice for Aspiring Writers

I’ve had a few requests for a post like this, so here it is! I don’t consider myself an expert on writing—I’ve only written 3 ½ books, after all—but I hope these tips… Continue reading

4th Annual LDS Writer Blogfest

On Perfection and Motherhood I have three-year-old twins. They’re adorable, but they’re also sometimes about as much as I can handle. Motherhood isn’t an easy job, especially when you love your children and… Continue reading

Typos and Plot Holes: An Ode to Error

For this blog post, I’m going to make fun of myself and some of the crazy stuff I find in first drafts of my novels. I hope you’ll laugh with me. If you… Continue reading

How to cut out 16% of your manuscript and still like your novel

This spring I submitted novel number two to my publisher. They took a few months to look it over and have the evaluators analyze it, then got back to me this summer. Overall,… Continue reading

Let the Countdown Begin!

Next month, Espionage will appear in book stores. It’s my first novel to go on sale—so to say I’m excited would be an understatement. I think what I’m most looking forward to is… Continue reading