Author panel tomorrow!

Hello, folks! If you’re in Colorado and are free tomorrow night (4/12), I’ll be on a teen author panel at the Longmont Public Library at 7pm along with fellow fabulous local authors Jeannie Mobley, Melanie Crowder, Jenny Goebel, and Todd Mitchell. There will be pizza, too! Hoping to meet lots of teens and tweens and talk… Read more »

Updates, and chance to win an ARC of ALL FOUR STARS!

We haven’t had a general update here in a while, and there’s a reason for that–I’ve been insanely busy of late. I’m currently in the throes of sequel revision, am moving house this weekend, and have had a couple of extended family visits recently. Bottom line: not much time for blogging. But, exciting things have… Read more »

Now & Later

Well, friends, blog posts have been a bit thin on the ground here recently–but that doesn’t mean that exciting things haven’t been going on behind the scenes, or that I haven’t got some great stuff lined up for you going forward! Here’s a little recap/preview. NOW (well, not right now, but recently): 1) Writing: Hey, remember that… Read more »

ALL FOUR STARS has a cover!

In case you haven’t already seen on Facebook and Twitter, today is the day that the cover for my debut middle-grade novel, All Four Stars, gets revealed to the public! The party’s happening over at Emu’s Debuts, where you can see the actual cover, and at Mother.Write.Repeat., where my lovely fellow Putnam author Krista Van Dolzer is… Read more »

Advice for writerly types

Hello, friends! It seems to be time for my monthly blog update. First of all, I have a new post up today at EMU’s Debuts called “Wisdom from the 2013 EMLA Retreat.” The title pretty much says it all: It’s filled with great bits of advice that I picked up from other writers at the… Read more »

This Is Just To Say

I have gotten a new title* for my novel I know you were probably attached to the old one** Forgive me the word “delicious” so sweet but so long   Apologies to poets everywhere. Read the original here. * All Four Stars ** The Delicious Double Life of Gladys Gatsby