29
JUN
2011

Author business cards and a guest post

First off, I’m guest posting over on Ellen Oh‘s blog today. Ellen is a fellow YA writer (her debut, Prophecy: The Dragon King Chronicles, comes out from HarperCollins in Winter 2013, just like me!) and she’s currently running a series aptly titled:...
10
MAY
2011

Like an artist

This comic by Ida Eva Neverdahl got passed around the internet today, and for obvious reasons. Take a look: Ida, how did you do this? How did you so perfectly capture the struggles of pursuing a creative life? How did you capture the process and the love and the doubts and the...
06
MAY
2011

Keep calm and carry on

You’ve seen the poster I’m talking about, right? This one; designed to keep morale up in Britain during the WWII, but never really put into use. It wasn’t until years later, after the propaganda slipped into public domain, that the Internet saw a resurgence of...
02
MAY
2011

Name That Book, a Twitter game

I initiated a little game on Twitter the other evening, cleverly (or unimaginatively) referred to as Name That Book. This game was pretty straight-forward. I posted a photo snippet from a book (interior pages) and the first person to tweet me with the correct title and author...
16
JAN
2011

To judge or not to judge…

They say don’t judge a book by its cover, but sometimes it’s difficult not to. I recently picked up Brenna Yovanoff’s The Replacement at the library solely because of the cover. It wasn’t that the inside jacket didn’t read well – it does – but the...
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