Wednesdays on the WordNerd channel are devoted to updating one another on our personal writing lives, so here you can find all of the big happenings in our personal writing processes and publishing journeys. To watch all of our videos on our personal writing lives, use the embedded playlist. To find a specific video about our publishing journeys, use the list below or the search bar.
The WordNerds share their Quarter One writing and reading goals.
Meghan wants to see how your goals are going, and share how hers are going as well!
Kellie Sheridan does a check-in! The year is going pretty well, and she has so many books coming out this quarter! BUY KELLIE’S SCI-FI/FANTASY BOOKS: https://www.amazon.com/Kellie-Sheridan/e/B00BQ3G88S%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share BUY KELLIE’S CONTEMPORARY BOOKS: https://www.amazon.com/Kellie-Bean/e/B073XPCP6P%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share
E. Latimer talks about the songs she listens to to get pumped despite rejections.
E. Latimer muses over what sort of message she’d give her younger writer self, if she could only get her hands on a time machine.
In this Sunday Special live chat, the WordNerds get pumped about hitting 5,000 subscribers, and also celebrate Erin getting a book deal. And we answer writing questions!
Emma Kate records seven days of writing to hold herself more accountable.
E. Latimer is preparing to have a baby and writing all the words.
Meghan talks about her very potter baby shower and does a mini picture book haul.
Meghan talks about life after signing with an agent, as well as revising a book she’s co-written with Kyra.
E. Latimer talks about her latest project, the “Bisexual Death Druid” book, and experiencing a form of creative whiplash.
Meghan talks about her newest (sort of) work-in-progress.
E. Latimer shows off her shiny new ARCs and hosts a giveaway for the first ever ARC of THE STRANGE AND DEADLY PORTRAITS OF BRYONY GRAY.
E. Latimer talks about what she does to prepare for intense revisions.
E. Latimer talks about what’s going on in 2020 as she prepares for her book release and book tour.
E. Latimer wraps up her 2017 and preps for maternity leave.
Kellie Sheridan gives a special message to the WordNerds vloggers in the week following her wedding.
Dez tries to write 10,000 words in a day, and takes us along for the ride!!
Kellie Sheridan does the author life tag!
Emma Kate is back from maternity leave and is ready to set some goals for the rest of the year! Outlining My Book With a Spreadsheet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLsm-d35Jso
Kellie Sheridan shares some exciting changes coming at one of the WordNerds’ favorite websites for writers.
E. Latimer has a book deal! Her YA debut, WITCHES OF ASH AND RUIN is coming out from Disney-Hyperion in March 2020! Find WAR on Goodreads! https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/42773037-witches-of-ash-and-ruin
Kellie Sheridan gives a brief writing life update and talks about how she has been reading ALL THE BOOKS.
Kellie Sheridan gives an update on all things book and dog related.
Join author E.Latimer for the process of brainstorming her newest novel!
The official book trailer for E. Latimer’s debut, THE STRANGE AND DEADLY PORTRAITS OF BRYONY GRAY!
Meghan has a little fun dressing up like Erin’s book characters to celebrate the release of Erin’s new book, THE STRANGE AND DEADLY PORTRAITS OF BRYONY GRAY. Buy Bryony! Barnes and Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-strange-and-deadly-portraits-of-bryony-gray-e-latimer/1126396678?ean=9781101919286 Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Strange-Deadly-Portraits-Bryony-Gray/dp/1101919280 Book Depository: https://www.bookdepository.com/Strange-Deadly-Portraits-Bryony-Gray-E-Latimer/9781101919286
Calyn Morgan participates in the writerlife tag created by Kelsey Macke!
Calyn Morgan pops in to say hello and give an update on her writing/reading life!
Calyn Morgan shares her bucket list as part of her review of SIDE EFFECTS MAY VARY by Julie Murphy.
Calyn Morgan has a short story published in the Dark Carnival Anthology!
Calyn Morgan talks about her writing/reading progress and why she has been away for awhile.
Calyn Morgan talks all about how she prepares to write a book and then moves into the actual writing phase!
Calyn Morgan gives an updated talk about how she starts writing a book, all the way through to the drafting phase.
The WordNerds check in on their goals and TBRs for quarter 3 of 2017.
The WordNerds share their TBRs and writing goals for quarter one of 2017.
Desiraye Williams gives a small life update and talks about writing with anxiety.
Meghan does a vlog of her writing day at the coffee shop.
Sometimes you get 70k words into a draft and realize…maybe I’m trying to do too much in one book. Emma talks about taking the time to reevaluate your outline when you get stuck and making course corrections when your original plan for the book just isn’t working.
Kellie Sheridan shares her last life/writing update of 2016.
Desiraye Williams shares what her writing life has been like up to this point.
Meghan talks about how her writing life is going, and a new website called Pacemaker that she’s trying out. Check out Pacemaker for yourself! https://www.pacemaker.press/
Kellie Sheridan is still in a bit of a writing slump, but is getting out of it! But now she’s facing some DISTRACTIONS.
Kellie Sheridan encourages you to dream big and set attainable, but still reaching, goals for 2017.
I mean, the title really says it all. 🙂
Emma Kate talks about moving back into revisions after an unplanned writing break.
Emma Kate talks about getting SO close to meeting her goals, and being patient with herself/allowing herself to take baby steps to finish her book.
Emma Kate finished a first draft and she is so stoked!
Emma Kate gives a writing life update, and talks about finding time to write when life is busy.
Emma Kate talks about the literary things she’s most looking forward to in 2015.
Emma Kate shares some goals for the new month now that the year is almost halfway through.
Tonight we’re talking all about our favorite moments of 2018, as well as looking forward to our 2019 TBRs and writing goals!
Welcome WordNerds! Tonight we’re doing a bit of a 2019 reading and writing wrap-up, as well as a Q&A of anything you might want us to discuss.
Erica Crouch participates in Kelsey Macke’s writerlife tag!
Erica Crouch introduces her and Kellie Sheridan’s latest project, a website called Write All Year.
Erica Crouch feels change on the horizon and is anxious but excited about it.
Erica Crouch talks about the many major things happening in her writing life now.
Erica Crouch wrote a screenplay, and it is going to be a thing!
Erica Crouch shares her 2013 highlights.
Erica Crouch hasn’t written anything substantial in awhile and wants to change that.
Erica Crouch is so excited to have a completed, FIVE-BOOK series!
Erica Crouch shares an excerpt from the audiobook of her debut novel.
Erica Crouch shares a short excerpt of the audiobook for her novel, MADLY, DEEPLY.
Erica Crouch shares an excerpt from the audiobook (narrated by herself!) for her nonfiction book, SURVIVING FIRST DRAFTS.
Erica Crouch shows off her writing notebooks so you can see how she keeps up with her ideas.
E.Latimer tries to edit her book for ten hours “straight”. There’s lots of tea involved.
E. Latimer talks about what it’s like preparing to publish her book, FROST.
E. Latimer announces that she’s going to be published in the IMAGINES anthology.
E. Latimer has an agent!!!
Erin shows off the cover of her debut novel, FROST!
E. Latimer has a short story published in a Chicken Soup book!
E. Latimer talks about her literary goals for 2016.
E. Latimer talks about her trip to Book Expo America and getting literary tattoos.
E. Latimer shows off her notebooks and tells you her methods for note-taking and writing in a notebook.
E. Latimer gives an update about how Pitch Wars is going for her.
E. Latimer celebrates the debut of FROST and hosts a giveaway.
Rachel Sargeant shares some passages from her own works!
E. Latimer talks about what life has been like since getting her book published.
Meghan talks about failing hard core at NaNoWriMo, NaNoReDo, and setting new goals post-November.
Emma Kate talks about finding a routine when you’ve got a hectic life and have to squeeze writing into smaller stretches of time.
Kellie shares some of a project she’s been working on with 4thewords to create for beings to represent different kinds of writers, guiding ancients to help in the writing process and in all things creative.
Desiraye Williams is finished for the semester, and so excited to be done!
Meghan gives an update on what’s going on in her writing life. How’s your NaNo prep going? Read any good books lately?
E. Latimer talks about first pass pages!
In which Meghan talks about how her 2016 quarter 2 went (HINT: sucky), and also prepares her manuscript for beta readers.
Emma Kate has been reading so so much, in part for her job and in part because reading is awesome.
Kellie Sheridan shares the cover of her forthcoming novel, FOUR OF A KIND.
E. Latimer shares ALL the Frost sequel news!
Kellie Sheridan gives a life and writing update.
Kellie Sheridan shares some fun facts about herself.
E. Latimer talks about the Festival of Trees, the award ceremony, the book signing, and getting to write with Kellie!
Desiraye Williams shares her hopes and goals for 2018.
E. Latimer shares the story of how she came to be represented by Silvia Molteni of Peters, Fraser, and Dunlop.
E.Latimer talks about how her editing process has changed because of quarantine, and how she’s adapting her process.
Desiraye Williams introduces a new member of her family!
In this Sunday Special live chat, the wordNerds talk about their writing processes and how they have evolved over the years. They also answer all of your burning questions about writing!
Meghan is in a bit of a writing slump.
Meghan has been doing some extremely tough revisions, and she wanted to share how her process is going and give a tour of the writing binder that has made revisions manageable.
Meghan tried to write as many words as she possibly could in 48 hours. Here’s how it went.