Monthly Archives: November 2011

I made book ornaments for my own books

So, last night after the great #engchat on Twitter (thank you to everyone who participated and asked me questions!) I was talking about how I’m trying to make Christmas a nicer time for myself–by incorporating some book and writing ornaments … Continue reading

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Judy Blume on NPR

Listen to Judy Blume talk about writing for children, censorship, and keeping books relevant for new generations of readers.

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I’m hosting #engchat tonight 7pm EST on Twitter.

I’m hosting #engchat tonight on Twitter, 7PM EST. Feel free to join me, ask me any questions about my books, writing, Scars being challenged, etc. It’s super easy to follow along using

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Wonderful review of HUNTED!

It feels SO good to have others love the books I write! And to have a glowing review of (my upcoming) HUNTED makes me sit here beaming. I want my books to touch people, want them to be gripped while … Continue reading

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free YA ebook alert

YA novel The Soulkeepers by GP Ching is free on Amazon right now as an ebook.

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What I write and my writing process

I love books–and I need them. I’m an incest and ritual abuse survivor, and a big part of the way I survived my child- and teen-hood was by reading (and writing). I’m not sure I could have survived without books. … Continue reading

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Another great gift idea for a booklover you know

I just found the most gorgeous Bookshelf Necklaces on Etsy. I think they’re a great gift idea for a booklover who’s special to you. 🙂

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My personal highlights from ALAN (and being on a panel)

So…after two months of worrying about me being on a panel (speaking about challenged books) in front of 500 people, and then two weeks of anxiety, and then a day of absolute fear right up to (and during) the panel…I … Continue reading

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Guest Post by YA author Jus Accardo : The World Is My Inspirational Oyster

YA author Jus Accardo (TOUCH) Our favorite songs, the TV shows and movies we love—even the foods we can’t live without—they’ve got one thing in common. Inspiration. The most mundane things in life can bring about brilliance. Stepping outside your … Continue reading

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YA Saves Sunday – where I talk about using real life in YA fantasy

Today on Patricia’s Particularity for YA Saves Sunday, I talk about HUNTED & using real life in fantasy and realistic novels. I hope you’ll check it out, maybe leave a comment.

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