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Chasing Fireflies: The View From Rock Bottom

Sometimes you have to be empty to get full

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Water Is There Somewhere

On Writer's Block And Not Having Inspiration

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Research In Morocco For Blood Passage

My guest post for Bustle about my trip to Morocco

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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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Director's Cut

Why outtakes are necessary in both writing and film

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Lessons From Lexie #4

Getting current.

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Lessons From Lexie #3

Tired, but loving it.

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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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Whiplash (Or, Don't Waste My Fucking Time Or, Art Is Not For Pussies)

This post is not for the faint of heart. There: You've been fairly warned.

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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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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 Becoming The Designated Typist

A post about plotting through character that I wrote for Cynthis Leitich Smith's blog.

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Faulkner's Six and the Placeholder Protagonist

What Faulkner, my agent, and Katniss Everdeen Taught Me About First Chapters

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Breaking Bread With The Greats

Highlights from hanging out with Katherine Paterson and M.T. Anderson

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