Monthly Archives: February 2012

Q & A with Emily Beaver, author of Slipping Reality

You’ve been writing since you were 8 years old! I think that’s one of the signs of being a writer! And you wrote Slipping Reality when you were just 14! Tell us how you came to write it. I wrote … Continue reading

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Chat with YA authors Cheryl Rainfield and Margie Gelbwasser on Mon March 5th at 7pm EST on Twitter

There shouldn’t be silence about abuse, self-harm, bullying, or any issue that affects us. Chat with me and YA author Margie Gelbwasser on Twitter on Monday, March 5th at 7pm, on the importance of talking about painful issues and breaking … Continue reading

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Are You a Canadian Author? Don’t forget to sign up for PLR

Are you a Canadian author who’s been published in print by a traditional publishing company? If you are, you’ll want to sign up for the Public Lending Right Commission. Why? If the PLR finds your book in Canadian libraries, they’ll … Continue reading

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YA & Children’s Books I Recommend on self-harm, sexual abuse, LGBTQ, & more

Did you know that I have an Amazon ebookstore where I recommend books on a lot of issues that I talk and write about? I recommend YA books on self-harm; sexual abuse; physical abuse; neglect; dealing with death; lesbian, gay, … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal and Excerpt: Inbetween by Tara Fuller (YA novel)

Today I’m taking part in a cover reveal and exceprt of INBETWEEN (Kissed by Death, #1) by Tara Fuller, which releases August 7, 2012. What’s the book about? Read on: Since the car crash that took her father’s life three … Continue reading

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This Is What A Librarian Looks Like

You know the stereotype of what a librarian looks like–wire-rimmed glasses, hair pulled back tight, finger up to the lips shushing people? It’s just not the way librarians are. Doubt me? Go check out This Is What A Librarian Looks … Continue reading

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Two Free ebooks for Writers

Writers: there are currently two ebooks for writers by Vicki Hinze that are free on Amazon (probably only for the next few days, if that): Writing In the Fast Lane and One Way to Write A Novel.

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Hunger Games movie merchandise store to sell official products AND fan designed

Did you know there’s going to be a new store (on CafePress) selling HUNGER GAMES movie products (Based on the book, of course!)? Lionsgate and CafePress partnered together to create it, and it launches Tuesday, February 21. What I find … Continue reading

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HUNTED on sale on Amazon, and new review

HUNTED is on sale on Amazon 25% off! ($12.71 for the hardcover) And there’s a lovely new review of HUNTED by @StorySnoops who said on Twitter: “Had to steal it away from daughter to review it!” I love that. 🙂

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HUNTED – paperback Canadian version – now out!

I’m so excited–I just got my author copies of the Canadian version of HUNTED (from Fitzhenry & Whiteside)! They’re paperback, and they have the same cover except instead of Adele Griffin’s blurb on the front (which is now on the … Continue reading

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