23
FEB
2015

The Difference Between ARCs and Finished Copies 101

These are my pass pages for Vengeance Road. This is the first time my book has been typeset (read: not been a .doc file), which is very exciting. Pretty fonts! Chapter headings! Crop marks! Advance reader copies (ARCs) are printed from pass pages. While the ARCs are produced and...
06
JAN
2015

One Word for 2015

Happy New Year!!! I’m a few days late, but Baby Bowman has been keeping me busy. For the last couple years, I’ve been picking a ‘word of the year’ instead of declaring a traditional resolution. In 2014 my goal was focus-related, in 2013 I aimed to be more...
17
DEC
2014

Favorite Books of 2014

This blog has been woefully silent these past few months, but I did have a baby, so I hope you can forgive me. I can’t believe 2014 is nearly over. I have lots to look forward to in 2015. Baby Bowman is already growing like a weed and I’m sure there will be tons of...
03
SEP
2014

Back to School Giveaway for Educators!

I did this last year, and I’m doing it again for 2014! If you are a teacher, educator, or librarian, fill out the below widget for a chance to win copies of TAKEN and FROZEN for your school/classroom/library. a Rafflecopter giveaway ABOUT THE BOOKS : TAKEN was a 2014 Bank...
03
SEP
2014

What I’m Reading: August

Another month come and gone! Here’s what I read in August: THIS SONG WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE by Leila Sales Elise has never quite fit in. That is, until she stumbles upon a warehouse dance club and discovers the world of DJing. I heard so many good things about this...
25
AUG
2014

Ready. Set. WRITE! {week12}

What’s Ready. Set. WRITE!, you ask? It’s a summer-long writing intensive that encourages goal setting and accountability, and provides an opportunity for writers to cheer each other on at any point in the process—be it planning, drafting, revising, and/or polishing....