Erin Bow: poet, novelist, chewer of pencils.
Stand on the Sky
The Scorpion Rules
The Swan Riders
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There are book signings and then there's ... this.
So I just finished a writing retreat in Cuyahoga Valley National Park with six amazing kid lit authors: Cinda Chima, Tricia Springstubb,...
Secret Novel #5 is almost done!
Secret Novel #5 is almost due and almost done. Last step is reading it aloud to my kid. If you need us this weekend we’ll be in the...
The Murder List.
So my twelve-year-old daughter (the one known online as Ninja Princess Scientist) and I are working on a book together. That is, she had...
A wool-carding draft
So! In November I finished a major edit of Secret Book #5. Here is how I do it – or how I did it this time. As of the end of October,...
I finally named my office!
I present the Deep Shed. Sometimes the shed helps me get deep work done. Sometimes I am just in Deep Shed. To answer the usual questions:...
Revising my novel to make it more emotionally intense turns out to be emotionally intense.
I've reached the "dark night of the soul" chapter in this revision and I ... you know what? I am not going to start that at 5:00 on a...
Writing stickers for October. That’ll do, October! I have been giving myself stickers for writing for years. It is my best trick to keep...
Crossing the pit
Yesterday, as previously mentioned, I had a deep read of my editorial letter and my assorted scribblings to myself and based on calls...
For my next trick...
Manuscript for fiction #6 submitted yesterday. For my next trick, I am going to re-read the manuscript for fiction #5, pull apart the...
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STAND ON THE SKY just won a GG!!!
STAND ON THE SKY is up for a GG!
Margaret (Atwood) and me.
It's launch day! STAND ON THE SKY is out!
PLAIN KATE is heading back to the shelf!
Announcing STAND ON THE SKY
Here they are, our winners of the Canada 150 writing contest.
Storytelling and our energy future
First Page Challenge goes live!