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Three Badasses from Polish Scientific History

By Anna Wahler Quick–which scientist of Polish origin was born this day–November 7– in 1867? If you guessed Marie Curie, you’d be correct! In honor of the first woman to have been award the Nobel Prize, I am going to Read more…


Novel-in-a-month Challenge

By Anna Wahler   Most writers have a favorite part of the novel writing process. Maybe you enjoy the freedom for a first draft, or you love the feeling of revising after having gotten all your ideas down on paper. Read more…


Historic Airplane Adventures in Seattle

By Anna Wahler Last week Amanda posted about our visit to the ship The Lady Washington–and how real-life experiences related to your writing can be a great source of inspiration and creativity. This week I wanted to share a similar Read more…


PoP is Sailing off Until 09/09

by Amanda Mae Downey Working on Pirates of Poland for the past year has been so rewarding and exciting for Anna and I. We enjoyed everything from coming up with the right name and logo to making our ideas into Read more…


Five Mistakes Young Adult Authors Make When it Comes to Audience

by Amanda Mae Downey Hey guys! Today I’m back with another writing post. I’ve been working hard on redrafting my current work in progress and as I’ve been working, I’ve been trying to think more and more about my audience. Read more…


Four Great Ways to Incorporate Writing into a Busy Schedule

By Anna Wahler If you’re not lucky enough to have writing as a full-time job, or as a practice you can devote all your time and energy to, it probably goes without saying that the world is conspiring against us. Read more…


Five Reasons Why Your Animal Characters Aren’t Unique

animal characters

by Amanda Mae Downey It’s almost a trope at this point–man’s best friend, and sidekick, is a animal that’s just a little smarter than he or she is. Including an animal character can be fun, it can show off your Read more…