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Healthy Family Relationships Need to be a Thing

Hey all! I'm back today with another hot take on the things that lack in literature, specifically YA. Today it's alllll about families! If you didn't get the gist of it from the title, I'm pretty disappointed with the lack of representation for healthy family dynamics. Listen, I get it. There are a lot of… Continue reading Healthy Family Relationships Need to be a Thing

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I Didn’t Win NaNoWriMo and I’m OK With That

First, to all of you who reached that 50K goal--CONGRATS! It's a major accomplishment that you should be immensely proud of. And those of you--like me--who gave it your best but just didn't hit your word goal--congrats to you too! You gave it a shot and you wrote words, and that's all that matters! Going… Continue reading I Didn’t Win NaNoWriMo and I’m OK With That

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Three Ways to Improve the Romance in Your Novel… From a Non-romantic Writer

Elaborate title, right? If you couldn't already guess, I'm not a huge fan of romance. Sure, I love a good ship, I will melt a little during an adorable scene, and occasionally I won't roll my eyes at a "first kiss." But the thing is, romance in books today is sadly lacking in quality. Instead… Continue reading Three Ways to Improve the Romance in Your Novel… From a Non-romantic Writer