Monthly Archives: October 2012

Join 3 best-selling fantasy authors in a video chat Nov 28

Join three best-selling fantasy authors in an online video chat on Shindig.com! FANTASTICAL WORLDS: In Conversation with Rachel Hartman, Stefan Bachmann, and Christopher Paolini November 28, 2012, from 2PM – 3PM Rachel Hartman, author of the critically acclaimed, instant New … Continue reading

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YA lit Apocalypse & Dystopian tour in Ontario this Nov

In Ontario? Join me with HUNTED, Megan Crewe with THE WAY WE FALL, Lesley Livingston with STARLING, Maureen McGowan with DEVIANTS, Leah Bobet with ABOVE, and Courtney Summers with THIS IS NOT A TEST at 4 different Chapters/Indigo locations! Come … Continue reading

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Dear Teen Me: my letter and a giveaway

When I was a teen being sexually abused and cutting to cope, thinking about suicide, and just struggling to survive, I had no voice. I didn’t even know if I’d make it. Writing and art were the only way I … Continue reading

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All I Need To Know About Writing: Guest Post by YA author Jocelyn Shipley

Today YA author Jocelyn Shipley talks to us about writing–the heartaches and the joys. Jocelyn Shipley is the author of How to Tend a Grave, Getting A Life, and Cross My Heart, and co-editor of Cleavage: Breakaway Fiction for Real … Continue reading

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A post and a giveaway of SCARS and HUNTED for Nat’l Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

In honor of National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month I wrote a post on bullying and the need for compassion on Amy Del Rosso’s blog, and if you head over there you can also enter into a giveaway for ebook copies … Continue reading

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Make It RAINN Day – Supporting RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest Nat’l Network)

Today is Make It RAINN Day – a day to support RAINN – the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network. I think we *need* organizations like RAINN to support survivors, get the word out that rape, abuse, and incest are … Continue reading

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Cheryl Rainfield on SCARS being challenged, and the need for “dark” books – for Banned Book Week

In the video below, I talk about Scars being challenged, why I wrote Scars, and the need for “dark” books – for Banned Book Week. I read banned and challenged books, and I hope you do, too! Here are some … Continue reading

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Love it! SCARS featured for Banned Books Week by Doug Solter

I love this!

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