Confessions of a New York University Summer Publishing Institute Student

I’ve been feeling a little bit like Andrea Sachs from Devil Wears Prada this week. I would explain more, but I’m also feeling like a very very sick college student at the moment.  I’m taking the train home to recover in my own bed.  So please forgive me if I refrain from my normal postingContinue reading “Confessions of a New York University Summer Publishing Institute Student”

Pottermore Exclusive Video! I am both excited and a little confused.  The video doesn’t reveal much–and I’m glad there’s still an element of mystery–but it DOES give me something to look forward to.  Nearly every summer growing up I could not wait until July for the next book release (they were pretty regularly released the week ofContinue reading “Pottermore Exclusive Video!”

J.K. Rowling is Writing a New Harry Potter Book!

J.K. Rowling just started up a website, Pottermore.  She’s going to make a surprise announcement in 4 days.  Who else is super excited?!   This announcement came at  the perfect time, just as the depression was starting to set in that the last part of the last movie is coming out.  Well, at least, IContinue reading “J.K. Rowling is Writing a New Harry Potter Book!”

Healing From Rejection

For those of you feeling a little bummed about a recent rejection letter, I recommend you check this out. Learning to accept rejection is imperative for any writer. Most writers realize this quickly. Or they make the mistake of self-publishing (guilty as charged). But one important aspect of rejection that many do not consider isContinue reading “Healing From Rejection”

Saving Money on Wedding Gifts: Wouldn’t It Be Great If People Accepted Prose, Wrapped with a Bow?

This couple will!  They would love for you to gift them your small prose! I have no idea who these people are, but I am re-posting this because I sincerely like the idea (and I’m a sucker for weddings).  Also, I can imagine being really happy curling up with a future husband, newly married, andContinue reading “Saving Money on Wedding Gifts: Wouldn’t It Be Great If People Accepted Prose, Wrapped with a Bow?”

The Best Writer’s Block: A Vacation

Just letting you all know that I shall be leaving for Tybee Island and Savannah, Georgia tonight at 11pm.  It’s a week-long vacation and I won’t have access to a computer or internet so I won’t be blogging.  However, I’ve pre-blogged for the week the three posts I would normally put up.  My fabulous younger sister will be publishingContinue reading “The Best Writer’s Block: A Vacation”