I was lucky enough to get my paws on an advance copy of my friend and agency-sibling Mike Jung‘s new middle-grade novel, Unidentified Suburban Object, a few months back. It comes out on April 26, but here’s your chance to read it early, because I am giving my ARC away this week! Details about entering are below. This delightful,… Read more »
Two awesome books you should read
Greetings, friends! First, I hope that you’ve been enjoying my new Colorado is for Writers interview series. Thanks so much to all who’ve participated so far, and to the readers who have commented and shared links! I’ve got another interview coming up next week with debut young adult author Kristi Helvig, and then even more… 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 »
Back on the radar!
I have a new blog post up at EMU’s Debuts today: EMU’s Best Under-the-Radar Kids’ Books of 2012! If you’re looking for a couple of book recommendations–or have some of your own to share–we’d love to have you stop by. As you may have noticed, this blog has been under the radar a bit lately, too…. Read more »
Kidlit authors gone wild!
To celebrate the launch of NERVE by Jeanne Ryan, the EMU’s Debuts (the group of kidlit debut authors I blog with) challenged the Friday the Thirteeners (a group of YA authors debuting in 2013) to a dare-off. Well, today the video results are posted, and holy moly, you have GOT to go check them out!… Read more »
Launch week for Flying the Dragon!
Just a quick note to say that it’s now officially LAUNCH WEEK (woohoo!) for my friend and agency-mate Natalie Dias Lorenzi‘s lovely middle-grade book, Flying the Dragon, over at the EMU’s Debuts blog. Today I have coauthored a post with another writer named Tara, in which we interview editor Emily Mitchell and agent Erin Murphy… Flying the Dragon!“>Read more »
Hooray for Ann!
Just a quick post to say CONGRATULATIONS to my good friend, fellow Dartmouth alum (yeah, class of ’01!), and awesome critique partner Ann Bedichek, who is now officially my agency-sibling, too! Hurrah!! I knew from the moment I read Ann’s fabulous middle-grade novel, Scientastic SuperGirls, that she would not be unagented for long. It’s always nice… Read more »
Choose Your Own Adventure Giveaway!
Yep, I’m still finding ways to celebrate the fact that my debut middle-grade novel, The Delicious Double life of Gladys Gatsby, is getting published. (When you have a two-year wait for publication, you need to stretch the fun out as long as you can!) This past weekend, my husband and I threw a little “Tara has… Read more »