Monthly Archives: August 2011
So the other day I read a GoodReads review of Ashes, Ashes written by a 20-something year old man who bemoaned the lack of violence and also, boobs (yup, BOOBS) in the book. This puzzled me exceedingly. It says right … Continue reading
When I first started mulling over the idea that became Ashes, Ashes, I was living in the Hudson Valley in New York, nestled in a mountain-ringed valley, surrounded by woods teeming with bears, deer and chipmunks. Turkey vultures roosted in … Continue reading
Just got a lovely review from Utah’s Deseret News. Here’s an excerpt and you can read the whole thing here “…Treggiari’s debut dystopian novel describes a post-apocalyptic world that reeks with ash and putrid waste. The high waters cannot cleanse … Continue reading
So lately I’ve noticed that I have evolved a little. At least in regards to my book review sensibilities. I still maintain that I had to feel all those devastated emotions brought about by bad reviews to get to where … Continue reading
So right now I have a manuscript out on submission, and one that has just gone through another round of revisions prior to being submitted, and I’m about 10,000 words in on a new book. This book scares me. I’m … Continue reading
You know that saying about how when a door closes, a window opens somewhere else? That’s what I’m trying to think about right now. *thinks hard* (OK, well apparently I still need to work on that). In other news my … Continue reading
Great article by author Philip Reeve (Mortal Engines quartet, Fever Crumb, Here Lies Arthur) on the current trend of YA dystopians. You can check it out here.