Interview with Colorado author Renee Collins!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I’m happy to welcome young adult author Renee Collins to the blog! Renee’s debut YA novel, Relic, was published by Entangled Teen in 2013. Welcome, Renee! First things… Read more »

Interview with Colorado author Emily Hainsworth!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I’m happy to welcome young adult author Emily Hainsworth to the blog! Emily’s debut YA novel, Through to You, was published in 2012 by Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins and… Read more »

Interview with Colorado author Jennifer Duddy Gill!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I’m happy to welcome Jennifer Duddy Gill to the blog! Jennifer’s debut middle-grade novel, The Secret of Ferrell Savage, is being published TODAY by Atheneum/Simon & Schuster!… Read more »

Interview with Colorado author Todd Mitchell!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I’m happy to welcome Todd Mitchell to the blog! Todd is the author of several extremely-cool-sounding novels for young adults, including one Colorado Book Award winner and… Read more »

Foodie Kidlit Friday: Interview with A TANGLE OF KNOTS author Lisa Graff!

Welcome back to my new blog series, Foodie Kidlit Friday! On selected Fridays, I’ll be talking to authors of great food- and cooking-themed books for kids and teens, giving books away, and sharing recipes from my own forthcoming foodie middle-grade novel, All Four Stars. Today I am thrilled to welcome the fabulous Lisa Graff to the blog! Lisa is the… Read more »

Interview with Colorado author Claudia Mills!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I’m happy to welcome chapter book and middle-grade author Claudia Mills to the blog! Claudia is the author of a very long list of children’s books (seriously, check… Read more »

Interview with Aiken Avery, author of The Disaster Tourist

Ahoy there, blog readers! (Yes, that nautical greeting was deliberate–you’ll understand why in a moment.) If you follow me on Goodreads, you may recently have seen my ecstatic review for a book called The Disaster Tourist, which takes place on a round-the-world cruise and is one of my tippy-top favorite reads of 2013. But I… The Disaster Tourist“>Read more »

Interview with Colorado author Melanie Crowder!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I’m happy to welcome debut middle-grade author Melanie Crowder to the blog! Melanie is the author of Parched, a brutal and beautiful survival story published earlier in 2013 by… Read more »

Interview with Colorado Author Maryanne Fantalis!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I am thrilled to welcome my friend, writing-date buddy, and fellow ex-East-Coaster Maryanne Fantalis! First things first: Colorado native or transplant? Transplant. Once we had children, my… Read more »

Interview with Colorado Author Lindsay Eland!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I am thrilled to welcome middle-grade author–and the Assistant Regional Advisor for the Rocky Mountain chapter of SCBWI—Lindsay Eland! First things first: Colorado native or… Read more »