Crazy Good Things

As you know, I’ve been working on revisions for All the World’s a Stage, which is going at a super-duper clip, meaning 85,000 words will be redone, revamped and revised by the end of October. (I’m at about 31,000 now – which is ahead of my self-imposed deadline!) My next plan of action is to take on the ridiculously…

Kindle Top Ten List Interview

Lots of things going on in authorland these days. First off, today Karleen Tauszik is interviewing me on her awesome blog Kids EBook Bestsellers, a website devoted to children’s e-books and featuring authors whose books reach the Kindle Bestseller lists. Read the entire interview here. And don’t forget, just a few more days on tour. Here’s…

Making Lemons out of Lemonade

Now that 2013 is in full swing I thought it was time for a report on what’s going on in Shari Brady, author land. First of all, I’m proud (and a little embarrassed) to admit, one of my biggest resolutions for the year was to get more exercise. Writing almost every waking moment of my life…

Final Day

On the final day of my blog tour, two bloggers post reviews and I’m thrilled with both of them. Dalene posts about her hesitation to read my book and is now so glad she did at A Date with a Book. And I didn’t plan on saving the best for last, but it just worked…

Writerly Wednesday

Many people are curious about what writers go through to learn their craft, so I thought I would periodically share some of the things I’ve learned here. I think story analysis is a huge part of learning the craft of writing, and I think it’s a great tool for students to use, as they are…

Raising Awareness + A Review

Friday August 31, was International Overdose Awareness Day. In coordination with that effort, a vigil was held last Thursday night where hundreds of people gathered on Roosevelt University’s Schaumburg campus to participate in a candlelight vigil to remember those affected by drugs. The vigil marked the first big event and gathering in Illinois in an…

Days Five and Six

I’m going to start combing my stops and will now only post on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. Today, I’m featured on two blogs. The first stop is at the Reviewing Shelf, and the second one is at Kristy Centeno’s blog where I write a guest post on the subject of fear. Thanks again for joining…

Day #4

Today I’m guest blogging on YA Beyond. This is an awesome blog, filled with great YA stuff and the best YA authors out there. Fridays are devoted to healthy teen tips, and today I’m talking about addiction. Stop by and check it out.