16
JAN
2013

3 months ’til TAKEN!

Yup, you read that right. TAKEN hits shelves in exactly 3 months! I can’t tell you how so excited I am for you all to meet Gray! (Excited, and also a bit terrified. ;)) To me, April 16th seems like it’s just around the corner, but I understand that to an anxious...
25
OCT
2012

Let’s talk about NaNo

A week from today is the first day of November. And you know what November means in the writing community, right? NaNoWriMo, aka National Novel Writing Month. The goal of NaNo is simple: Write 50,000 words in the month of November. I participated for the first time two years ago...
16
OCT
2012

Six months and counting…

TAKEN comes out exactly six months from today! This doesn’t seem possible because I swear my agent called just yesterday to tell me my release date. (Truth: she called back in April.) Where does the time go? I’ve been busy these past few months–working on...
23
JUL
2012

Celebrating Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard

This is a big week. Tomorrow, my good friend Susan Dennard‘s debut novel, SOMETHING STRANGE AND DEADLY, hits shelves. (Please pardon me while I flail for a moment!!) I read an early version of this novel on my iPad months ago, and fell in love almost instantly. It was hard...
13
JUL
2012

Friday the 13th! (and books I wish I wrote)

Happy Friday the 13th, all! Truthfully, this day is no different than any other day for me because I’m not a terribly superstitious person. I also don’t have a black cat, nor have I left the house since yesterday around noon, which means my chances of coming across...
28
NOV
2011

What I’m Reading: THE SCORPIO RACES by Maggie Stiefvater

This book slayed me. It cut my heart out of my chest and left me breathless. What an absolutely beautiful story about love and sacrifice and the things that bind us together. Summary from the inside jacket: It happens at the star of every November: the Scorpio Races. Riders...