National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) starts November 1, as it does every year. This will be my TENTH NaNoWriMo! In a nutshell, NaNoWriMo is when you commit to writing 50,000 words in 30 days, the minimum words needed to be considered a novel (according to the Powers That Be in NaNoLand). Every year that I … Continue reading The secret to writing (the draft of) your book in 30 days–
I am excited to announce that my novel One Brave Thing has been chosen as the next book for the 'Get Artsy Book Club'! I have been a member of this book club as a reader for a few months now. I was drawn to the ‘Get Artsy Book Club’ because, well, I love books! More than … Continue reading My novel is the pick for this month’s GET ARTSY BOOK CLUB!
When I was in elementary school, I was in a new school every year. Every. Single. Year. No, my parents weren't in the military. My father was disabled, and when money got tight, we got moving. Kindergarten: The Hancock in Medford. First grade and half of second: The Emerson in Malden. Last half of second … Continue reading Coming full circle (and announcing a free class!)
I was listening to the news today, which I generally go out of my way to avoid, when I heard about an NFL player being suspended for alleged violence against his now-former girlfriend. Good, I thought. Stop enabling domestic violence perpetrators to perpetuate violence against women by hitting them where it hurts: in their wallets. … Continue reading What if Tiffany Stayed with Ezekiel?
Please enjoy this month's interview with Amanda Moore! I am Amanda Moore and I live in Southern Maine. I am raising three children, ranging from second grade to college. I was raised to be brave and encouraged by my grandfather early on to think creatively. My recent "Brave Thing" is part of my continued focus … Continue reading The BRAVE Interview #12 July 2017: Amanda Moore
UPDATE! The paperback edition is once again available at amazon.com! Thank you for your patience! So, due to an editing glitch, the paperback version of my new novel, What if Bebe Stays with Steven? is temporarily unavailable in paperback on Amazon.com. It is available on Kindle right now. Within the next 24 hours or so … Continue reading Where did it go?
I played a lot of 80's music as I was writing my new novel, and these are all songs that I loved then, and still love now. I thought I'd share them with you all as part of my book party celebrating the launch of my new novel, What if Bebe Stays with Steven? Playlist: Danger … Continue reading 80’s-ish Playlist-Music to Write By
Have you been to The Shops at Cape Neddick recently? If it's been awhile, you're in for a treat. It's expanded and still expanding, so give yourself enough time to look around and take it all in. When you walk in, you will feel the lovely energy of this shop right away. It feels like … Continue reading Spotlight on: The Shops at Cape Neddick
I have been working feverishly, madly, to design the cover of my new novel. My publication date is 3/21 (as in: 3-2-1 liftoff! 🙂 ) and I am determined to make it. I originally planned to use my own photos for the cover, but then I started looking around on Canva, you know, just for fun, … Continue reading Doing the thing
I have been giving a lot of talks at local libraries. For my most recent one, I personally invited and Facebook invited a lot of people. A lot. Plus, it was a full moon in Gemini (my sign)! At 7:05pm! And my talk started at 7:00PM! I know this is a busy time of year for … Continue reading The power of one