Tag Archive | books

7x7x7x7 Writing Challenge

Monday is the new Sunday, guys! . . . Well, not really—I just missed this Sunday challenge on Twitter (@WritingIzzy). Even so, I’m accepting it. BIG thanks to my fellow writers and mentee hopefuls @Married2ARod and @alannalp. Advertisements

Speak Up! Friday Quotes (23)

A wonderful, and I do mean wonderful, beta reader of mine found out my main character was black in the later half of my first chapter. When she did, she strongly suggested that I make my MC’s race clearer from the beginning (to “show her skin color” and “describe her neighborhood”)—because this beta had pictured someone who looked […]


…you’ve been gone for too long. For starters, my name’s Isabelle, but please feel free to call me Izzy (or if you know me on AgentQuery Connect, VitaCoco — based on my favorite coconut water ^_^ ). I’m a YA suspense/contemporary writer who got caught up in the scrambles of life and neglected her blogging family. Yes!

Izzy May I: The Write Open Ending

Simple question. Novels with open endings, Do you love them or hate them? ~*~


This is my Thursday feature combined with The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “A Mystery Wrapped in an Enigma”: Tell us something most people probably don’t know about you.

Izzy May I: The Write Element

Also in response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Fill In the Blank.” Three people walk into a bar . . . and have a deep conversation with yours truly. We’ve talked about what makes an effective book cover, to us, in this post. But the conversation didn’t tip all the way over to what we’d like for our own book covers.


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Linger.” Tell us about times in which you linger ~*~ That moment when you bond over literary favorites from your tween years. Did you used to read R. L. Stine, too?? Here’s a reblog that brought back memories. Thank you so much, Traveling with T. You’re awesome!