How to add a writing buddy on

Log into these steps: Go to the 'General Search' box at the top of your NaNo Page (to the left of the sign out page). Enter the NaNo User name (or the name that you know) into the box, and make sure 'Authors' is checked. When the list comes up, find your person on … Continue reading How to add a writing buddy on


My new book

My new book started out as something else. I published my first novel, One Brave Thing, last year. Over the course of the year of doing talks and readings, I thought a lot about my characters and the story. One day, I had the thought: What if Bebe stays with Steven? How would her life have … Continue reading My new book

NaNoWriMo, here I come!

So I think it's true that the more you write, the more you write. Why? Because it's almost 11PM and I've been up since 5AM and I am sitting here writing this. Because it's Day 1 of National Novel Writing Month and I have been sitting here on this hard, hard chair writing for the past … Continue reading NaNoWriMo, here I come!