Tag Archive | Harry Potter

The Hunger Games And Me

I recently read The Hunger Games and I loved it. The main reason being the fantastically awesome heroine, Katniss. As far as underdogs go, she’s one of the best. Extreme family situation? Check. Since her father’s death, she’s had to feed and take care of her severely depressed mother and her younger sister. Katniss is […]

Girly Man

Did everyone catch The Problem Is Not the Books (via FB Claire Legrand) on Saundra Mitchell’s blog last Saturday? It was in response to this New York Times article basically saying that boys are reading less because YA books are being written for girls. It’s one of those head scratching “huh?” statements that makes no […]

The Hard Truth

I had a different topic to talk about today, but that can wait. I have important stuff to tell you guys. In a nutshell: I’ve decided to postpone releasing Monster Inside Me for at least a year. Maybe longer. This has nothing to do with my personal life. Everything on that front is good. This […]

Luck vs. Good Timing

The other day I read a guest post by Zoe Winters on The Creative Penn that talked about why indie author success isn’t based on luck.  It got me thinking why that word gets tossed around so much. I guess it’s because not many people think writing is hard work.  When a marathon runner wins […]