Sometimes, when I'm writing and barred from Twitter and blogging and all manner of distracting things, I keep a journal in which I talk to myself. I did this while I was away for a short residency at the Hambidge Center in Georgia, and I wanted to share selected bits with you. Some of the … Continue reading Writers Colony Diary: The Hambidge Center June 2013
So you know: I'm leaving for a short writing retreat at the Hambidge Center in Georgia at crazy-o'clock tomorrow morning. I won't have internet in my cabin, my cell phone won't work, and I have a writing deadline to meet, so please know I'll be slow responding to messages while I'm away, if I respond … Continue reading Away to Write!
I have been so excited to share this news with you… and now I can! This announcement just ran in Publishers Weekly: Elise Howard at Algonquin Young Readers has bought world rights to two new YA novels from Nova Ren Suma, author of Imaginary Girls and 17 & Gone. The Walls Around Us, the first book, is the story of girls bound … Continue reading A New Book (In Fact, Two New Books!)