Celebrate other authors!
|Kristin Tubb's book launch at Parnassus.|
Cultivate a face-to-face relationship with your editor!
|Court and Rosemary in her office at HarperCollins.|
When you're stuck, retreat to the place where
you are most productive!
|Court at Fort Walton Beach!|
Writing retreats are a good idea!
|Schedule for the Re:Vision Re:Solution Re:treat|
A book is never finish. There are always improvements to make.
(Even after it has a spine. Those go into book two.)
|Faking Normal Line Edits|
We are always leaving our mark where others have already left theirs.
Respect the history of our profession wherever you find it.
|Signing wall at Allgood Middle School Library - Allgood TN|
Find a way to market within your personality.
|The first Channel Your Brave product.|
The better you know your agent and the people she works
with the better you understand and trust her editorial advice
|Court, Kelly, Sharon, & Jess at SCBWI LA Conference.|
Sometimes you have to step outside your own character to find your character.
|ShadowHunter Court at DragonCon - Atlanta, Georgia|
Attempt things you feel are impossible. Train for them. Train for them with friends.
|Lauren, Sarah, Court, and Erica with our 1/2 Marathon Medals|
Be the kind of person who befriends lions.
Intimidating people aren't as intimidating if you love them.
|Court at Yallfest (with Aslan?)|
Give back to your local book store.
|Court, Niki, and Victoria at IndieFirst Small Business Saturday.|