Monthly Archives: August 2015

When Something Feels Right

So I’m [slowly] working my way through this historical romance at the insistence of my friend Laura.  I’m not having any luck with my YA fantasy that’s being sent around to agents and considering I’ve been working on that project in some fashion for the last 7 or so years while working on nothing else… Continue Reading

Yes, I have a problem with sex in YA.

There’s an article I read last week that I now can’t find (of course) about sex in young adult novels and how said novels are getting sexier in order to have real life readers associate more with the books being written for them.  While I don’t believe writers should be forced to be moral beacons… Continue Reading

You keep using that phrase; I do not think it means what you think it means.

Freedom of speech is a touchy thing.  It really is.  Let’s look at its wording: Amendment I Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition… Continue Reading

Hey, look! My first post!

I do have something more substantial planned because some shenanigans happened over the last few days that BEG to be ranted about but for now this is post number one. I want to use Imagine Write as an outlet for my writerly frustrations, triumphs, and general malaise-y days.  I need an outlet for that sort… Continue Reading