I Met R.L Stein This Week. And That’s All That Really Matters.

Friday, October 7, 2016

This week, with a super last-minute invite, I stopped by the McNally Jackson bookstore to attend an author trivia night one of my fellow Swanky Seventeen compatriots was participating in. Who was the host of the event? Oh, just R.L Stein…only MY FAVORITE AUTHOR EVER!! At the end of the event, I stood on line like a little girl, anxiously waiting my turn to talk to him with clammy hands….


Mary Kubica on writing edge-of-your-seat tension + a GIVEAWAY!

Saturday, October 25, 2014

This week we welcome the lovely and talented Mary Kubica, debut author of the riveting psychological thriller THE GOOD GIRL, which has earned comparisons to Gillian Flynn’s GONE GIRL — for good reason. Tightly written with plenty of twists and turns and a killer dose of tension throughout, this story focuses on the disappearance — and sudden reemergence, but with no memory of what happened — of a young woman,…


Five Ways of Looking at Writing Mentorship

Monday, September 23, 2013

Before we get too far along here, I just want to say that the number one person who made my book possible was me. There’s a lot of credit to give when a project as big as a book gets made, but if you’re a writer, you know how much time you spend alone, at the computer, or behind the scribbling pen, and there’s NO ONE ELSE THERE, which is…