This past weekend, I was at the Texas Book Festival. It was my third year attending with my mom. After the first year I went, in 2011 when I saw Sarah Dessen speak, I was so excited and inspired that I started writing what later became my novel Into The Ocean (which you can check … Continue reading HOW TO WRITE A BOOK: My 5 Rules!
So for the last four years, I've kept something called "The Quotes Book." Some years I was very neurotic about it, and couldn't have fun at a party unless I was sitting with my notebook, transcribing the hilarious things my friends would say. It's now more of an honor to make the quotes book, since … Continue reading QUOTES BOOK