July 20, 2016

A short time ago, relatively close by...

It's #PitchWars time again! Which means I get to write a whole blog post about myself to see if mentors want to take me on!

So, let's get started!

My name is Hayden Sharpe (although that's just a pseudonym, and you can find my real...

April 18, 2016

Until this point, I've considered myself a writer of Young Adult fiction. Until this point, my stories have been about my characters finding themselves, forming friendships, solidifying their relationships, etcetera.

However, as I've been working on my latest project, I...

August 16, 2015



Okay then, I didn't know we were supposed to do these things, so I'll whip up a bio before I submit to #PitchWars.


A few things about me:

  • My pen name is Hayden Sharpe.

  • My real name is Abby. Not short for Abigail.

  • I chose to write under a pen name because...

November 30, 2014

Hell. yeah.


Guess who won NaNoWriMo. Fair and square.


In my document, it says I have 50,272 words, but NaNoWriMo doesn’t count hyphenated words as more than one word, whereas my word processor does.


I woke up at 5:30 in the morning yesterday. I’m exhausted. I was up fo...

November 17, 2014

So, NaNoWriMo has been going along smoothly. I’ve been working hard, and I have 28,000 words. And my main characters have finally met each other (sort of). So yay.


I’m tired. I don’t have much to say. It snowed here last night. So it was a brutally freezing day today....

November 11, 2014

I’m going to get down to business.

Love triangles.

God. I hate love triangles. With a burning, fiery passion of a thousand suns. I can’t STAND them anymore. And if I read another book with a love triangle, and if that book is less than exceptional, well…


October 28, 2014

"The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is...

October 26, 2014

"I am tired of being used, hurt, and cast aside.

Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade ago, the deadly illness swept through her nation. Most of the infected perished, while many of the children who survived were left with strange markings. Adel...

October 26, 2014

"Though the Greek and Roman crewmembers of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen—all of them—and they're stronger than ever. They must be stopped before the Feast of Spe...

October 24, 2014

"The heart-stopping conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Shatter Me series, which Ransom Riggs, bestselling author of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, called “a thrilling, high-stakes saga of self-discovery and forbidden love.”

With Omega Point des...

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