Yesterday Was a Pretty Great Day

Last night, I read from Imaginary Girls for a room of artists here at the colony. I talked first about what I find so exciting about writing YA fiction, I showed some images of a place that inspired the mythical elements of the novel—the Ashokan Reservoir in the Catskills, where I used to sneak swims … Continue reading Yesterday Was a Pretty Great Day

My Greatest Accomplishment So Far This Year

It's the first month of 2011 and I have to tell you what I've done. Something amazing. I'm here at the artist colony—yes, it's a great gift and an achievement to be here, but that's not what I want to tell you about. I did something rather phenomenal this morning that I want to announce … Continue reading My Greatest Accomplishment So Far This Year