Archive for the ‘authors I like’ Category

While I Have You…. (Crafting Your Elevator Pitch)

I once met Toni Morrison in an elevator. This happened during ALA in Washington, DC, in 2010. It was late in the evening. I was exhausted. She was probably exhausted. We were staying in the same hotel, apparently, and we… Read the rest
 

Slipping, Slipping, Slipping…

Okay, so I’ve not been great about keeping up with my New Year’s Resolution to be a better blogger. It’s time to take steps to rectify the situation, once and for all. (She says, knowing that it will be a… Read the rest
 

What A Girl Wants, What A Girl Reads

The “What a Girl Wants” interview series has launched over at Chasing Ray. Today we’re talking about what we read as tweens/teens that most impacted us. Check it out! And then join the discussion in the comments section. This is… Read the rest
 

More on BEA

Ok, you’ve been waiting for the juicy details of my weekend at Book Expo America….. It was AWESOME! I met tons of cool and interesting people: authors, teachers, librarians, publicists — lots of industry folk. I told them all about… Read the rest
 

BEA, Baby!

This weekend I attended Book Expo America (BEA) at the Javits Center in New York. It was my first time at BEA, which is a major annual conference for the publishing industry. Publishers, booksellers and other book-related vendors set up… Read the rest
 

Between Us Baxters Release Party!!

Last night I attended the release party for Between Us Baxters, by my friend and fellow YA author Bethany Hegedus. Yay!! I’m one of the lucky ones who got to read the book for the first time a few years… Read the rest