Tag Archives | Erin Bowman

Other Creative Pursuits

Lately, I’ve been thinking about how much my other creative pursuits influence my writing — and even help me get through tough problems when I’m working. There’s something about knitting, for me, that allows me to keep my hands busy and focus juuuuust a little, but frees the rest of my mind to work out a plot tangle or a question about character arcs. I’ve found the same thing in spinning (yarn, not exercise — […]

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Favorite Opening Lines/Paragraphs

When it comes time for me to tackle my submission pile, I tend to approach it in three ways. First, I see if there are any submissions with offers or “interest” from other editors. If there aren’t any submissions that are under a time crunch, I tend to start with the oldest submission on my list. My last approach to submissions is a bit more fun and tends to happen when I’m trapped underground on […]

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FORGED Cover Reveal!

I still can’t really believe I wrote a complete trilogy. Or that all three books now have covers! *pinches self* Because I know you’re going to scroll down immediately, let’s jump straight to the artwork for Forged, the final installment in the Taken trilogy… And here’s the official flap copy (But fair warning–minor TAKEN + FROZEN spoilers ahead!): THE TIME HAS COME TO MAKE A STAND. Gray Weathersby and his group of rebels are determined […]

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FROZEN by Erin Bowman releases today!

YAYYY!!! Today the sequel to Taken by our very own Erin Bowman releases! Alert: this book is called Frozen but is NOT the Disney Frozen. Although there are some definite similarities… Snow, for one. High stakes. The importance of family, loyalty, and love. Deception. More snow. Actually, Erin did a really cool comparison of her Frozen vs. Disney’s. You should check it out. It will amuse fans of the movie AND the series. Or, you can just read this summary and find similarities on your […]

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Writing and Editing Workspaces!

About three months ago, I had a life change. I left my job at Grosset & Dunlap at Penguin to become an Editor at Egmont USA. It was a very exciting move for me, if a bit scary. Grosset had been my first publishing job and my first “real job” out of college. I had a ton of memories there and it felt like my second home. When I arrived at Egmont in December, I […]

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