Monthly Archives: March 2010

I just got my hard cover copy of SCARS in the mail!

I just got my hard cover, jacketed copy of SCARS in the mail! Not the uncorrected ARC, but the real thing!! And I love it! I couldn’t let it go for the longest time; I just kept holding it. Here … Continue reading

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Interviewed on Ultimate Living Radio about Scars

Today I was interviewed about SCARS on Ultimate Living Radio by Lisa and Nancy. I was a bit nervous–it was my first radio interview–but both Lisa and Nancy were so friendly, and helped make it like a conversation! If you’d … Continue reading

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SCARS book trailer and contest! Win a Sony Digital Reader, $100 bookstore gift card, & more

Enter to win a Sony Digital Reader, a $100, $50, or $25 gift card to Amazon.com (or any online bookstore) plus a copy of SCARS just for sharing the SCARS book trailer! You can also get 5 bonus entries for … Continue reading

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Carrie Ryan blog tour stop

Carrie, tell us what’s behind the first line of The Forest of Hands and Teeth “My mother used to tell me about the ocean.” The line leads to The Dead-Tossed Waves. Carrie Ryan: One day at work I read an … Continue reading

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Father-Daughter Read Aloud Together for 3,218 nights!

Elementary school librarian Jim Brozina and his daughter, Kristen, read books aloud together every single night for 3,218 nights in a row! The reading aloud became a tradition, one that gave them a strong bond, stability, and added richness to … Continue reading

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Neat video on the future of publishing

I love this video on the future of publishing, pointed out to me by YA author Kathleen Jeffrie Johnson. I think it’s so cool! But you have to watch the entire video to get the true meaning. What do you … Continue reading

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I know I’m a writer….

So, Tuesday night I fainted for the first time in my life (aside from stuff that happened in torture, which feels separate to me). I was very lucky to have been talking to a neigbhor at the time, who caught … Continue reading

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