Monthly Archives: January 2012

RTW – Sayin’ It

I had to leave early this morning, so I didn’t have a chance to check out YA Highway‘s Road Trip Wednesday until now. The prompt for this RTW is “Write a dialogue between two of your favorite YA characters.” Since … Continue reading

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Why God Made Editors

I’m not writing this to kiss up to my editor. Really. I’m writing it in response to that “wall-banger” book (which shall remain nameless) that I abandoned last night. You know what a wall-banger is. It’s that book in which … Continue reading

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Can a Heroine be Weak?

Mindy Ruiz blogged yesterday about weak vs. kick-ass heroines. In response, a commenter on G+ wondered why a strong heroine has to show her vulnerabilities, but the same didn’t seem to be true for heroes, i.e., that male characters don’t … Continue reading

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RTW: A Rose By Any Other Name

Today YA Highway‘s Road Trip Wednesday asks: If you couldn’t use your own name, what would your pseudonym or pen name be? I feel like I’m cheating here, because I already have a couple of pen names. Back when I … Continue reading

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