Tag: writing process

What to Expect When You’re Expecting–a BOOK! part10 with Katherine Longshore

I know what you’re thinking: a blog series about EXPECTING A BOOK should have nine posts. Right? Me too, actually. But guess what? Like parenting, and writing books, WHOOSH my book-baby blog has taken on a life of its own– with more fabulous guest bloggers, like KATHERINE LONGSHORE: Katy is the book-mom of three historical… Read more »

What to Expect When You’re Expecting–a BOOK! part9: Baby meets world.

Yes, Virginia–WTEWYEpart 9 was supposed to post last week, but hey–when you have a new book-baby (and your internet goes out…)  TIME and SCHEDULES fly out the window. Just ask Mike Jung, book-dad of the hilarious middle grade novel, GEEKS, GIRLS, AND SECRET IDENTITIES, which came out last October (Happy First Birthday to GG&SI !)… Read more »

What to Expect When You’re Expecting–a BOOK! part8 PostBOOKum

As you might have guessed, Part8 of WHAT TO EXPECT gives us a glimpse of what happens (or doesn’t happen) AFTER THE BOOK IS BORN. Two “First Trimester” friends (see part 4) — JOANNE LEVY and GAE POLISNER are back, and I’m also thrilled to introduce my writing pal, ELANA K. ARNOLD, mom of two,… Read more »

What to Expect When You’re Expecting–a BOOK! part7 Non-fiction/ 3rd Trimester

Welcome to the Third Trimester, part 7 of my What to Expect blog series. The third trimester before our daughter was born was full of celebrations. The parties helped me wait (and wait and wait) and made me more anxious at the same time. The biggest difference with book-Babies is that it’s best to cradle… Read more »

What To Expect When You’re Expecting–a BOOK! part6: Multiple Births (writing a series)

My guests this week on WHAT TO EXPECT…, Chad Morris and Naomi Kinsman, are both authors of middle grades SERIES. Yes, Virginia–Welcome to Part6: MULTIPLE BIRTHS. Chad Morris’ fantasy/adventure series, Cragbridge Hall (Shadow Mountain), follows twins Abby and Derick Cragbridge who go to school in the year 2074, “where students don’t read history, but watch… Read more »