THE DIMINISHED: It’s What You’re Looking For

Monday, April 9, 2018

The Diminished scratches so. many. itches. Kaitlyn’s book is the one of my fellow 2018 Debs’ that is closest to being in the world I know. YA SFF and adult SFF do not live that far apart, and sometimes the distinguishment is really down to where any given bookstore feels like shelving things. Many authors of one also write the other (I don’t know if I ever will, being over-fond…


Interview with Zoraida Córdova

Saturday, April 7, 2018

This week, I am so excited to introduce Zoraida Córdova to the ball! Zoraida has written adult, YA, and short fiction; Labyrinth Lost was a fantastically inventive YA fantasy novel, and it’s one of the most exciting books I read last year. Zoraida’s also a fantastic public speaker. Her keynote at last year’s Sirens Conference was thoroughly entertaining and thought-provoking. The second book in her Brooklyn Brujas series comes out in June,…


My 3 Writer Confessions

Friday, October 14, 2016

(Only Game of Thrones nerds like me would know why I used this pic!) This week we’re talking about confessions. Seems a bit counterintuitive, exposing our deepest darkest secrets before launching our debuts. It’s like open up the closet, letting all of our bodies tumble out while cheering “BUY MY BOOK!” (by the way, you CAN pre-order my book. I’m just saying!) But I’ll play along. Here are three writer…