Kami Garcia's Writing Tips: NaNoWriMo Edition

Are you participating in NaNoWriMo? Check back every day in November for a new writing tips video starring me, my dog Oz, and Funko Pop Buffy, Spike, and Willow.

October 5, 2015

On My Desk #73



Every Monday, I post about what’s on my desk.

Check out what’s on my desk today:

What’s on your desk today? Let me know in the comments section.

If you missed On My Desk #72, you can see it here.

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October 2, 2015

See My Photo from the ‘Beyond Words’ Fantasy Author Calendar

I’m so excited to be featured in the 2016 “Beyond Words” Fantasy Author Calendar. The calendar is made up of stunning, fantasy-themed images of some of your favorite authors, all captured by award-winning photographer Lauren Zurchin.

Here’s my photo, which was taken on the iconic steps from The Exorcist:


See behind-the-scenes pictures and find out how Lauren created the image (the largest Photoshop file she’s ever made) here.

Other authors featured in this year’s “Beyond Words” calendar include: Tony Diterlizzi, Tahereh Mafi, Scott Westerfeld, Robin Hobb, Ransom Riggs, Melissa de la Cruz, Margaret Stohl, Lev Grossman, Leigh Bardugo, Lauren Oliver, Jim Butcher, Garth Nix, and Patrick Rothfuss.

You can order your copy of the calendar here. Proceeds benefit two charities: First Book and Worldbuilders.

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October 2, 2015

The Week in Writing: My Favorite Posts & Tips 10/2/15

If you want to become a better writer, you have to write. But you also have to read. One of the things I love to read about is the craft of writing — advice, tips, and techniques from other writers.

Take a look at what I was reading this week & a few other things that inspired me:

*All images from Pinterest

Articles & Posts:

Poll: What is Your Favorite Banned Book?


Dos & Don’ts for the Last 10,000 Words of Your Story

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**See more Writing: Editing & Revising tips here

Books for Writers:

Emotion Amplifiers by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi

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**See more Books for Writers here

Cool Stuff for Writers:

Jane Austen Funko Pop

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16 Fancy Gifts For Book Nerds

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Personalized Favorite Books Print

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Read More…

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