If you’re a YA or middle-grade writer planning to go to the New England SCBWI conference in Springfield, Massachusetts, May 3–5, I wanted to tell you two things:
MTV’s Hollywood Crush blog revealed the “13 YA Novels We Can’t Wait to Read in 2013″ and guess whose 2013 YA novel was on that list? (I couldn’t believe it, myself!) More
It’s a thrilling, humbling, amazing moment when an author you admire speaks out and vouches for you with a beautiful blurb. Today I am so excited to share this blurb for 17 & Gone from Kiersten White!
…In Which I Wear My New Lucky Blue Shoes, Reveal My Secrets About Blog Series, and Get Sappy About Why I Do This.
So my presentation with Kelly Jensen of STACKED at the Kidlitosphere Conference was this weekend and—spoiler—I think it went well! More
I was so excited to discover that my publisher, Penguin Teen, released a Spring 2013 Preview of some “hot spring books”—and my own book, 17 & Gone, was one of the five books featured! That’s right: 17 & Gone comes out in the spring… but you can read the opening chapters for free right this very second. More
I’m excited to share that my new novel 17 & Gone has been blurbed by Libba Bray, and she says some incredible things about the book that make me blush. More
I taught my first online class with Mediabistro.com this spring/summer—a twelve-week YA novel writing class with some truly amazing students—and I’m happy to say I’ll be teaching a new online class starting this fall.