About the Quiet

You may or may not have noticed that things have gone a little quiet in the past few weeks on this blog. I intended to make a post far sooner than this to explain. I’ve stopped the features and the guest posts and the interviews, and initially I wasn’t sure if I’d return with content … Continue reading About the Quiet

A Tour through My Inspirations

Last year, when I was deep into writing 17 & Gone, I discovered an exciting new distraction and way to collect images that fascinated me: Pinterest. What started off as maybe one more thing to keep me from writing turned into a great source of inspiration, and my 17 & Gone inspiration board was born. I’d … Continue reading A Tour through My Inspirations

Saturday Randoms: the YA Debuts, the Resolution, the Artist Colony, the New Blog Series, and the You’ll-Have-to-Tear-These-Pages-from-My-Cold-Dead-Hands

It’s Saturday, and we just had a week’s worth of debut interviews and giveaways! Maybe I should clarify something while I have you here: Since this new series of YA debut interviews began this week, I’ve had many people contact me asking how to be a part of the next round of interviews (next come … Continue reading Saturday Randoms: the YA Debuts, the Resolution, the Artist Colony, the New Blog Series, and the You’ll-Have-to-Tear-These-Pages-from-My-Cold-Dead-Hands

The Week of the New Title, the New Cover, and the Finale of the Inspiration Series

A lot happened this week… I revealed the title of my 2013 novel forthcoming from Dutton. I had a transcendent editorial conversation with my editor and can see what this book will become… once I revise it. I showed you the cover of the newly updated and about-to-be-reissued Dani Noir… as Fade Out, coming in … Continue reading The Week of the New Title, the New Cover, and the Finale of the Inspiration Series