22
AUG
2011

Winner of FAIRYLAND and a sneak peek at LAICOS!

Giveaway Winner! I hosted a little giveaway last week for THE GIRL WHO CIRCUMNAVIGATED FAIRYLAND IN A SHIP OF HER OWN MAKING by Catherynne M Valente. This book is so imaginative and rich and full of some of the most beautiful writing I have devoured in quite some time. I shared...
01
AUG
2011

Two years

Two years ago today, this happened: Me and The Engineer, Photo by Victoria Souza Photography I really can’t believe this was two years ago. It feels simultaneously too short and too long. In some ways I feel I’ve been married to this wonderful man for years and in...
22
JUL
2011

Thank you, Harry

And thank you, Jo. So much. For everything. It’s taken me over a week to write this post because I’ve been dreading it. It’s the end of an era. Everyone spent the last two weeks posting their Harry Potter stories. This series has touched so many lives, young and...
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:...
03
JUN
2011

Summer Fridays, Revisions Letters, and a Giveaway Winner

Summer Fridays! Today begins Summer Fridays at the day-job. This means that if I have met all my deadlines and finished all my designery work for the week, I can leave at 2pm. Score! I cannot tell you how much I appreciate this wonderful treat. As someone who drives in at the...
21
APR
2011

Battling Fear

I wanted to talk about something that has happened since landing my book deal: The Fear. Hear me out. You spend all this time writing, perfectly, querying, revising and submitting your story, all in pursuit of the elusive book deal. And then, after months of patience and hard...