Welcome to the chilly cold air of fall! At school here in Tennessee, the air is already frosty and the grass is frozen when you wake up. Time to layer up! Coming from California, I was NOT prepared for it to get this cold so fast. Here on campus, I've spent most of my time … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Use Your School Library as a Writer
Hey readers! This last week I had an amazing opportunity to visit St. Hyacinth Academy in Southern California. This visit was very special because it's the same school I went to when I was a kid from preschool through eighth grade. It had been years since I'd been there, and I loved talking to current … Continue reading School Visit: St. Hyacinth Academy
What's up, readers? Have you ever been in the middle of writing out that one scene and realized your facts just don't add up? Maybe you're in the middle of a detailed action sequence and don't remember the name of that one punch. Is your story something that takes place in an actual place on … Continue reading 4 Steps to Research for Book Writing
"Well, Agent Mills, it's nice to finally have you here with us. We've been trying to get you to do an interview with us for some time now." "Well, you know me, always busy," said agent Mills. "Alright, well let's get started." "This is all classified, right?" "Of course, Agent Mills." The interviewer smiled. "Now, … Continue reading Character Interview: Agent Mills
Hey readers! Welcome back to the blog, where we discuss books, writing, and everything in between. Today's post is going to be a little different, one my entire family said I should write, so here it goes! Have you ever wondered at what point you can call yourself a book nerd? Maybe the number of … Continue reading How do you Know You’re a Book Nerd? You Have Your Own Library Catalog!
To my sister Audrey. Thanks for being my wall.T.S.O. The Bayshire, R.E. Klinzing Hello readers! Welcome back, where today we are talking about book dedications. I know it isn't something usually discussed in book writing, or a necessary addition to a story, but they are important nonetheless. A book dedication, like the one from The … Continue reading The Magic of Book Dedications
What's up, readers? Hope your week has been exciting and enjoyable. Maybe you got some writing done, maybe you finished a book, or maybe you finished binge watching an entire show on Netflix while eating three bowls of ice cream. Whatever your successes may be, here we are! We made it to the end of … Continue reading 6 Things to Include in Your Author Bio
Hey readers! Welcome to the world of the Teen Spy Organization! The second book in the series, The Bayshire, was just released on June 8th! You can purchase it as an ebook or a paperback on Amazon! The ebook is also available at Barnes and Noble, Baker and Taylor, Scribd, and more! Today I want … Continue reading The Bayshire: The Story Behind the Cover
What's up, readers! Today we're talking all about research! Now don't get all disappointed here. This isn't a school assignment, some science report, and anything like that. I'm talking about research for books! This is your writing research, because YES, writing involves some research! In fact, research for my books is my favorite type of … Continue reading All in the Name of Research!
Hello my fellow T.S.O. agents! Today I have something a little different for all of you. Some of you might know, but I have received some author proofs of The Bayshire. They look amazing! I just finished reading through and marking everything I want to address, and I will then make what I hope to … Continue reading Author Proofs Unboxing Video