• Me,  My Writing Process,  The Once and Future Challenge

    Edits, Instagram, and Arthur…Catching Up!

    It’s been a busy couple of months! With a toddler and a newborn around the house, there’s always something going on =). But I wanted to take a quick moment to catch up with you all. So here’s what I have up to: Editing – I’ve gone through edits, copy edits, and proofreading edits for Getting the Brush Off! It’s quickly coming together, and I can’t wait to see the book in its finished form. I’ve joined Instagram! Follow me at: https://www.instagram.com/merejoyce – not much there yet, but I’m going to try to post daily! The Once and Future Challenge – I’ve been continuing my way through Le Morte D’Arthur.…

  • Blank Canvas,  Me,  My Writing Process,  Writing

    Exciting News!

    Yep, the title is correct…I’ve got some exciting news! Remember back in the winter when I was working on an old project of mine? (Okay, I’m always working on a project, or two, or three, but let’s pretend you know exactly which one I’m talking about right now…) Well, today I get to hop up and down in excitement and tell you I’ll soon get to share that project with readers everywhere, =D That’s right! The awesome folks at Evernight Teen will be publishing my first novel, a YA Contemporary called BLANK CANVAS. *Jumps up and down some more* I don’t know a lot of the details yet, but I’ll…

  • A-Z Challenge,  My Writing Process,  Writing

    M is for My Writing Process

    M is for My Writing Process! I was tagged by the lovely and quickly becoming a total country farm girl (I am still jealous of your calves!) Tonja Drecker for a fun blogging game in which I get to talk about my writing process. (I think I was actually supposed to wait until next week to do this, but what can I say? The M presented itself nicely!) What am I working on? I have several projects in various stages at the moment. My most complete is a MG Paranormal Fantasy, and the one I’m most actively working on right now is a YA Fantasy. How does my work differ…