Monthly Archives: February 2010

In Betweening

As many of you know, I just finished a WIP (FIERCE). I am awaiting editor’s notes on my YA, LUCKY (to be published by Scholastic in 2011- sorry just have to mention that enough times that it sinks in! I … Continue reading

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Amazon, hell no. Powell’s Books has everything

I had a pretty big wishlist going over at Amazon but after the recent MacMillan debacle I vowed to support indies with even more fervor than usual. Monopoly is never a good thing, people, unless it’s a board game and … Continue reading

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Oh, yeah….after complaining about how hard it was to write/ finish my WIP, FIERCE, I completely forgot to mention that I did finish it. On Tuesday at 12:52 pm. 228 pages, 61, 228 words. (exhale)

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My Beta Readers

I have 4 beta readers. Sometimes, if I’m lucky, I have 5. These are the people who read everything I write once it’s completed and before I send it to my agent and then hopefully to my editor. These people … Continue reading

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Capturing the Spirit

The WIP I just finished writing is set in the punk-rock California of the mid-80’s and tells of the friendship between two teenage girls, their adventures and the events which changed both of their lives. It is a book I … Continue reading

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One Word Answer Meme

A writer friend sent me this questionnaire. Normally I avoid these things because I am boring and I don’t like answering questions, however… Your Cell Phone? cancerYour Hair? brownYour Mother? perfessorYour Father? librarianYour Favorite Food? indianYour Dream Last Night? writerlyYour … Continue reading

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