But first, the most pressing news. As you can see, the cover to Ivy and Ash has been changed. This is because I received nine emails asking me whether I was done with romance and if I was writing a nonmagical boarding school mystery. Unfortunately to both of those questions-- I am not. Buttttt, I … Continue reading Posting Notes from the University of the Unseen and Talking a Little About Development
We Talk About How I Wrote a Kissing Book in a Month, You See Snippets of the University of the Unseen, I Talk about my Process, Blah, Blah– Come see these two chapters of my new book first.
Knowing exactly what most people will go here for, I'll lead off with it. I'm still debating on the cover and if I want to change it, it's kind of a tough decision, but this book has been wrought with tough decisions. One of them being whether or not to publish an absolute tome of … Continue reading We Talk About How I Wrote a Kissing Book in a Month, You See Snippets of the University of the Unseen, I Talk about my Process, Blah, Blah– Come see these two chapters of my new book first.
And They Don’t Stop Coming (CampNano: Revenge of the Novel Week???? Whatever, we have ideas.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT3BFzSD6YY If you're not subscribed to my newsletter, than you probably haven't read about my past month, but I'm just going to be frank with you guys, take the fact that I cancelled a preorder and am rescheduling it for this month as a sign of how bad it was. See, in life I tend … Continue reading And They Don’t Stop Coming (CampNano: Revenge of the Novel Week???? Whatever, we have ideas.)
Chiquitita, You and I know, Writing Books is So Hard and Lonely (CampNano: Revenge of the Novel Week 2)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoCY_3kA3z8 Hello Readers, and welcome back to my hell blog. As you might remember, we're in the business of trying to write a novel here, and last week I sorta broke down my process for you in a super silly simplified way that was totally smart and inspiring and did not make any of you … Continue reading Chiquitita, You and I know, Writing Books is So Hard and Lonely (CampNano: Revenge of the Novel Week 2)
Pick a Card: Post Mortem
Arthur Rackham(1867-1939) My, what a long overdue post this is. If you did not know, my original plan was to be done with Pick a Card in May 2022; but due to the expanding lengths of the books and a few cover artist changes, Alice ended up taking over a year to complete, and became … Continue reading Pick a Card: Post Mortem
New Year, (Hopefully) New Me.
Hello Readers, it's me, B. A. Lovejoy; purveyor of kissing books and I'm guessing that if you're here, you're probably here for a sneak peek at the nonfinalized prologue of my newest series. Well, I'm going to put that at the bottom of this post largely so I can pretend that you read it, and … Continue reading New Year, (Hopefully) New Me.
The Polls Post
Hello, dear reader; Did you know that it is the end of the year? Did you also know that the final book in Alice: Pick a Card released this month and is available in paperback? Did you also know that I, B. A. Lovejoy, am an author who writes other things and has recently moved … Continue reading The Polls Post
The Joker’s Last Laugh, Covid, and the Year Moving Forward.
Hello Readers! Would you believe it, it's been an extraordinarily long time since we've last talked. This is because life happened, and it happened a lot to me in the past year. So, to start off, we're going to address the two major elephants in the room. One, I have covid. Right now. As I … Continue reading The Joker’s Last Laugh, Covid, and the Year Moving Forward.
Cutting Scenes, Making Revisions, and Other Hard Things in Writing, With Examples from Pick a Card
So, a strangely large number of people follow my blog because I also talk about the writing process a good deal, and I'm slightly entertaining, which is interesting to me because I'm a mess, but... I feel like I should always post a disclaimer or something that blog posts get worked on for me during … Continue reading Cutting Scenes, Making Revisions, and Other Hard Things in Writing, With Examples from Pick a Card
Historical Connections in Wonderland: Alice Pick a Card
So, this post is happening a lot later than it should have, and a lot of that has to do with extensive rewrites on the Prison of Hearts and writer's block in general, which I'll probably make a post about eventually (as well as someday explaining the business side of things for people who follow … Continue reading Historical Connections in Wonderland: Alice Pick a Card