July 29th, 2016
“But Kelly, why did you wait three years between books?”
Three. Long. Years.
That’s how long I went between publishing my first book, THE GOOD LUCK GIRLS OF SHIPWRECK LANE, and the one coming out now, THE MATCHMAKERS OF MINNOW BAY.
Not because my publisher jerked me around—they’ve been wonderful. Not because of […]
July 27th, 2016
You’ve heard about it. You’ve been in it. You may have even gotten lost in it.
The writing cave. The mystical hole we decorate with junk food and tea and bury ourselves in to meet deadlines.
It’s comfortable. We have our favorite, overstuffed chair and a wash-worn blanket we cuddle in. A […]
July 25th, 2016
Turning Whine Into Gold
While the writing life can be full of joy (We make our own hours! We’re doing what we love! We work by dreaming up new possibilities!), I think we can all agree that it is also full of scenarios that can suck us into whirlpools of stress. Many of […]
July 18th, 2016
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Writing. Life. We all wind down–or unwind–during the summer.
To stay fresh as writers, we need to plug in and recharge.
It’s possible to recharge while you’re busy doing other things, just like you recharge your cell phone while you’re driving. You can also […]