Wait, I Have to Do This Again?: Post-AMM Writing Fatigue

As many of you already know, I was chosen for Round 7 of Author Mentor Match this past March. It's been a completely wild experience and I've loved every second with my wonderful mentor and all my mentee-peers. While I have no complaints about AMM and I am certainly grateful for the opportunity, there is… Continue reading Wait, I Have to Do This Again?: Post-AMM Writing Fatigue

Query Hell (Again): Author Mentor Match Edition

You may be looking at this post like, hey, I thought you'd already queried before? What's going on? Yes, dear reader. I have queried NEON TIGER before. Decently, I might add. I queried about 30 agents during my first round (about a year ago at this point!) and garnered four full requests (3 of which were… Continue reading Query Hell (Again): Author Mentor Match Edition

Midnight at the Neon Tiger: A Story of Revisions, pt. 2

Wow. Look at us. Here again. In Revision Hell. But, ah, do you see that, too? IT'S THE LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL. I'M FINALLY THERE. WE'RE FINALLY THERE. WE DID IT WOW! Okay, caps-lock over. This isn't a post about floundering in Revision Hell. It's about coming out on the other side,… Continue reading Midnight at the Neon Tiger: A Story of Revisions, pt. 2

We’re Going Back to St. Vladimir’s… #VAReadalong

If you know, you know. We're going back to St. Vladimir's. I'm happy to announce that I will be hosting a readalong of the first Vampire Academy book by Richelle Mead, starting on May 22nd. This isn't by any means an official readalong, but I wanted to do something fun during this interesting time we're all… Continue reading We’re Going Back to St. Vladimir’s… #VAReadalong

So, about that AMM thing…

As many of you may know (especially if you're here from Twitter), the announcements for AUTHOR MENTOR MATCH have been made, and, uh...MY NAME WAS ON THE LIST OF MENTEES. I know. It's nearly been a week since then and I can't believe it either. It's been a surreal few days, to say the least. I didn't… Continue reading So, about that AMM thing…

Failing Upward, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Rejection

Hey, everyone. If you're reading this, you're probably a writer. You probably saw my link on Twitter and decided to click it. Maybe you saw the title and said to yourself: How the hell can this rando on the internet teach me out to love rejection? Well, I can't. I can't teach you how to… Continue reading Failing Upward, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Rejection

Ten Isn’t Just a Number: How an Idol Helped Me Through One of the Most Chaotic Times in My Life

For those of you who don't know, I had a pretty major brain surgery at the beginning of December as a result of a rare genetic disease that I have. It was fine. I'm fine, I swear. Here is a link to my experience if you're into that sort of thing. Anyway, this is not another… Continue reading Ten Isn’t Just a Number: How an Idol Helped Me Through One of the Most Chaotic Times in My Life