Christine Rees Gives Back To Readers - Win A Gift Card!

Christine Rees Gives Back To Readers - Win A Gift Card!

Author Christine Rees (Hi! That’s me!) wants to give back to readers who have made her literary dreams come true. Every 3 months - March, June, September, and December - Christine will be drawing a reader at random who will win a $20 gift card for Indigo/Chapters, Barnes & Noble, OR Amazon (winner’s choice). Yes, that means a winner will be drawn at the end of March!

Why Are So Many Adults Reading Teen Fiction?

Why Are So Many Adults Reading Teen Fiction?

Approximately 70% of young adult readers are over the age of 18. For many of us, our love for the genre all began with a wizard named Harry and his magical friends Ron and Hermoine. But WHY are we all still reading books about teenagers as adults?

6 Reasons Why Reading Is Good For Your Mental Health

6 Reasons Why Reading Is Good For Your Mental Health

Did you know that reading has a positive affect on your mental health? Reading offers us a chance to escape by getting lost in a new world for a little while, improve intelligence, promote relaxation, and cultivate emotional awareness.

Quick Tips For Writing Teen Romance

Quick Tips For Writing Teen Romance

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us! So, it’s the perfect time to settle in with a good old fashioned romance. Whether it’s a movie, book, or TV show, we all have our preferences. Now, how many of you are penning your first romance novel?

7 Ways To Avoid Distractions While You Write

7 Ways To Avoid Distractions While You Write

Distractions. They get the best of us—encouraging us to procrastinate when we know there’s a ton of work to do. Maybe that’s part of the problem. We don’t want to work when we know there’s a lot on our plates. Writing doesn’t have to be a chore, but if you’re struggling to pull yourself back into work, try these tricks!

9 New Year’s Resolutions For Writers

9 New Year’s Resolutions For Writers

New year, new me? It’s that time again—time to come up with that New Year’s resolution! As writers, we are always open to the idea of improvement and broadening our minds to creativity for the sake of a story. Now that it’s 2019, here are 9 New Year’s Resolutions to consider:

8 Books To Read Over The Holidays

8 Books To Read Over The Holidays

It’s the perfect time to cozy up on the couch with a fluffy blanket, a warm drink (I prefer hot chocolate, but you do you), twinkly lights, and a good book. From YA fiction to classics, these 8 holiday-themed reads are bound to get you into the spirit (if you aren’t already!) and provide you with a reason to stay out of the cold.

#AmWriting: Defeating Writer's Block

#AmWriting: Defeating Writer's Block

We’ve all had it happen to us. One moment we are thriving on imagination, running on creative fuel, and our fingertips rush to keep up with our story. Next, we are struggling to formulate a fitting sentence, unable to find that deep-rooted connection that gives our story life and makes us feel like we’re one with our characters. So, how do we fight this? How do we rediscover our imagination and defeat writer’s block?