Tag Archives: YA suspense

Q & A with Kristi Helvig, author of YA novel Burn Out

I’m happy to be able to talk with Kristi Helvig about her writing, writing process, and her new YA sci-fi suspense Burn Out. In Burn Out: Most people want to save the world; seventeen-year-old Tora Reynolds just wants to get … Continue reading

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Listen to my radio interview on Matters of the MInd – on being an incest and torture survivor, why I write the books I do, and what’s most rewarding for me.

Yesterday I was interviewed on Matters of The Mind by Dr. Peter Sacco and Todd Miller on ListenUpTalk. I talked honestly about being an incest and torture survivor and some of the effects (including, for me, self-harm, PTSD, dissociation, depression), … Continue reading

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Today is STAINED’s book birthday! Come celebrate with me.

eeeee! I’m so excited! (grinning) I love that STAINED is in bookstores now, and that readers can finally pick it up and read it! It’s a wonderful, exciting, slightly scary, very happy thing to have a book come out into … Continue reading

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