Archive | December, 2014

THIS SHATTERED WORLD release!!

I’m sure we have a lot of fans of These Broken Stars reading Pub Crawl, and you must all be as excited as I (Kat) am that This Shattered World releases today! Amie and Meagan have written a book that’s somehow even more exciting and romantic than the first. I can’t wait to see the fan work start pouring in for these characters, because Jubilee and Flynn are awesome. Plus, just look at that cover! The second […]

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Interview with Sara B Larson, author of DEFY

Welcome, Sara! Defy has such an awesome main character—a tough-as-nails girl disguised as a boy and working within the royal guard. Did the idea for DEFY start with that heroine, or did another part of the story materialize first? (In short: what was the inspiration behind Alexa’s story?) Thank you! Defy actually came from a very difficult period in my life, when I lost someone I loved. I was so upset by his death that I […]

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The Benefits of a Small Writers’ Conference

Attending a writers’ conference can be both exhilarating and terrifying, but it’s almost always rewarding. There’s something wonderful about being in a room where everyone around you has the same passion, and no matter who you happen to sit next to, you know you have something in common. I always come away from a conference re-energized and ready to write, but I know not all writers share my enthusiasm about being around that many people. […]

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A Day in the Life of a Literary Assistant…GIF Style

Hi all! My name is Jaida Temperly and I’m a Literary Assistant at New Leaf Literary & Media. This is my very first post on Pub Crawl (cue confetti), so I thought it fitting that I post about what it’s like to be a Literary Assistant. But in GIF style, of course. Enjoy! xJaida A Day in the Life of a Literary Assistant…GIF Style Every day begins with a modest cup of coffee… …followed by […]

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Five Tumblrs for Writers

When I first joined Tumblr in 2009, I recognized it as a paradise for fandom–practically every fandom under the sun. I was a refugee from Livejournal, looking for a little corner of the internet that was–then at least–a little quieter. What I didn’t expect, though, was for it to provide invaluable writing resources as well. Over the years, I’ve slowly gathered a list of writing-related Tumblr blogs that I read if not every day, at […]

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