Authors, Blog, Classes

Creating Brilliant Places to Write: The Writing Barn

There are many wonderful things about being a writer in the Austin, Texas, community, and one of the best is The Writing Barn. I admit I'm biased. The Barn was created by my brilliant friend and author Bethany Hegedus (Between Us Baxters). But no one can leave The Writing Barn without being just a little… Continue reading Creating Brilliant Places to Write: The Writing Barn

Agents, Blog, Writing

Character and new agent Alexandra Penfold

In her first event as an agent, former Simon & Schuster editor Alexandra Penfold spent a weekend teaching writers about character, and I was thrilled to be among them. After an impressive career in book publishing, Alexandra moved to the other side of the desk this year, accepting an agenting position at Upstart Crow Literary.… Continue reading Character and new agent Alexandra Penfold