Author Archive | Sarah

A Conversation Between Critique Partners: In Defense of Sharing Ideas & Stories

So, by now it’s no secret that Sooz and I are CPs—and that we have a pretty darn successful partnership. In the past, we’ve co-written posts about how our CPship helps us Maintain Passion For A Story, World-Build, and How We Generally Operate As CPs. Today, however, we thought we’d answer one of the questions that we get asked somewhat often by other writers regarding our CPing & writing processes: I’ve heard from other authors […]

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Book Recommendation: Shades of Milk and Honey

So, I think it’s safe to say that that last week was ridiculously awful, and that it’d be really nice if THIS week is filled with puppies and rainbows and bottomless pints of ice cream. Honestly, I spent a good chunk of last week just reading comfort books—one of which was Without A Summer, the latest (and third) volume in Mary Robinette Kowal’s Glamourist Histories series. If the series sounds familiar, it might be because […]

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A Conversation Between Critique Partners: World Building

So, thanks to the success of our first glimpse into our super-epic critique partnership, we thought it would be fun to continue sharing some of the stuff that makes our CP relationship work so well. We’re both currently in the middle of drafting fantasy WIPS (I am working on Throne of Glass Book 3; Sooz is working on a Super Secret & Super Amazing project), and have been talking A LOT in recent weeks about […]

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THESE BROKEN STARS Cover Reveal!

Hello, everyone! So, I am super, super, SUPER excited to announce that Pub Crawl is taking part of the official cover reveal for These Broken Stars! It’s an amazing, amaaaazing YA sci-fi co-written by Meagan Spooner and our very own Amie Kaufman, and will be out December 10th from Disney-Hyperion. Confession: I’m a little obsessed with this book. I had the pleasure of reading two earlier drafts of it, and both times, I fell completely […]

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A Conversation Between Critique Partners… And A Giveaway!

Two of the questions we get asked fairly often by Pub Crawl readers are: 1) How did we find our critique partners? And 2) What does critiquing actually entail? Though it’s no secret that we (Sarah and Sooz) are critique partners, we don’t usually go behind the scenes that much. (Quick answer to question #1: We found each other because we were already friends via Let The Words Flow (now Pub Crawl!), and decided to […]

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