Due to an insanely busy schedule punctuated by my son’s bronchitis, I failed to blog last week (bad agent, no cookie), though I did manage to tweet, Facebook and almost the whole nine yards. So this week I’ve very excited to wish one belated and two on-target happy book birthdays! Last week saw the publication of HARSHContinue reading “Two weeks, one blog – Book Birthdays!”
Summer is about to begin! But just because it’s summer doesn’t mean we should stop reading and writing. I’ve teamed up with the YA Chicks and many participating authors (Rachel Caine, Amy Christine Parker, Rosemary Clement-Moore, Christina Farley, Vivi Barnes, Janice Gable Bashman, Tamsin Silver just to name a few!) on a global campaign toContinue reading “Read or Write Anywhere”
In case you haven’t heard about #ReadorWriteAnywhere, it’s a great campaign started by the YA Chicks to encourage reading and writing specifically for (but not limited to) teens over the summer. On May 22nd, many young adult and middle-grade authors will be posting pictures of themselves writing anywhere with clues for viewers to guess whereContinue reading “This is how you do it, Baby!”
I promised my friends at the Colorado Gold Conference this past weekend that I would post my presentation on When is it YA? on my blog, and I’m keeping that promise here. Some of this may be a bit familiar, since I’ve written on the subject before, but there’s new here as well. So, whenContinue reading “When is it YA?”
Today, I grill…er, interview…my son about what he likes as a reader/books for boys/whether or not he’s truly King of the Fish People.
You all may know Alethea Kontis already (or Princess Alethea as she’s sometimes called). If not, I don’t know what you’re waiting for. She and her books are just lovely, and the author herself is the very definition of gracious! But you don’t have to take my word for it. You can see for yourselfContinue reading “YA Rebels interview with Alethea Kontis”