Getting a Scene from Brain to Paper

Different writers have difficulty with different parts of the writing process. Some hate fiddling with background information. Others despise revising. Others can’t stand outlining. Me? I have the most trouble with drafting. By “drafting,” what I mean is this whole “get the story down on paper” part of writing. It’s not that I have trouble coming up with new material (I can write little happy excerpts and scenes all day long), or that I don’t […]

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A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

“The monster showed up after midnight. As they do.” What a fantastic first line, right? I’ve spent a good thirty minutes staring at wordpress and wondering how I will be able to successfully put into words how much I loved this novel. There is something wonderfully poignant about it, real and authentic, painful and honest, and while I’m not sure I’ll be able to articulate it, I’ll try my hardest. Thirteen-year-old Conor lives with his […]

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The Assassin and the Pirate Lord by Sarah J. Maas

Welcome to this special weekend edition of Pub(lishing) Crawl—a chance for us to share BIG NEWS that just cannot wait. And what is this un-wait-able news, you ask? Sarah’s first e-novella released EARLY! That’s right, you can buy the ebook The Assassin and the Pirate Lord RIGHT NOW. It’s currently available on Amazon, and will soon be available for Nook, Kobo, and wherever Bloomsbury e-books are sold! To see Sarah’s announcement about the release (along with some […]

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Interview with Veronica Rossi, author of Under the Never Sky

Under the Never Sky WORLDS KEPT THEM APART. DESTINY BROUGHT THEM TOGETHER. Aria has lived her whole life in the protected dome of Reverie. Her entire world confined to its spaces, she’s never thought to dream of what lies beyond its doors. So when her mother goes missing, Aria knows her chances of surviving in the outer wasteland long enough to find her are slim. Then Aria meets an outsider named Perry. He’s searching for […]

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Introducing Mandy, Savannah, Biljana, and Sammy!

Hi everyone! Hope you guys have all enjoyed getting to know our newest additions. Now that we’ve introduced them all, we’re doing a quick series of mini-introductions of our older members in case new readers don’t know them so well. And as always, there’s a giveaway at the end! Today is the last day of the reintroductions, and tomorrow we’ll have an interview with Veronica Rossi, author of Under The Never Sky, with yet another giveaway! […]

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