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VT Teen Lit Mob Keynote Speech

When you listen to someone’s story, when you see the world through their eyes, they become family. They become a part of you. Everyone is hurting. Everyone matters. And at the end of the day, that’s what books are all about.

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My Response To The 2016 Election Results

Why I deleted this original post and the lessons I learned about how to have an apprpriate response in the wake of the election results, and during the Trump presidency in general.

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The Struggle Is Real

My YALLWEST panel on writing the tough stuff.

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He Said, She Said

My YALLWEST post about multiple POVs

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Water Is There Somewhere

On Writer's Block And Not Having Inspiration

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Why A Book 2 Needs To Be Badass

Thoughts for Forever YA on Book 2's and Blood Passage

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Fangirl Time!

An Interview with author Ingrid Sundberg about All We Left Behind

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Fighting With Aaron Sorkin

How to craft good arguments in your stories

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Lessons From Lexie #4

Getting current.

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Lessons From Lexie #2

The adventure continues: Big new distribution changes and small snafus that get fixed (hopefully).

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Lessons From Lexie #1

A regular series I'm starting that deals with all the tricksy things this writer comes up against working on a serialized, multiplatform adventure. Also: cover reveal!

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Emery Lord And I Interview Each Other For Bustle

She's the bee's knees and a kindred spirit, to boot!

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Why YA Romance Gets Me Every Time

One of my posts as Swoon Reads's Guest Author for March

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The Hope You Hold

A crafty guest post on Cynsations about using a character-centered approach to creating your novel's ending.

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On PTSD

A guest post I wrote for Novel Novice about PTSD

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