The Book of My Heart: Imaginary Girls

Thank you for reading the Book of Your Heart series this week, and special thanks to the authors who let me share their beautiful posts about their heart books. Today, on the three-year anniversary of Imaginary Girls, I wanted to tell you why I consider this book the “book of my heart” apart from all … Continue reading The Book of My Heart: Imaginary Girls

Post-Draft Delirium, Spring Previews, and the Two Sisters Reading My Book

I continue to put my all into revising 17 & Gone and I'm thrilled to say I finished my draft around midnight last night and then sent it in. My entire body ached. Every muscle. How this is even possible from sitting in various chairs (café chair, wheelie chair at writing space, wheelie chair at … Continue reading Post-Draft Delirium, Spring Previews, and the Two Sisters Reading My Book

International Giveaway: IMAGINARY GIRLS Signed Paperback!

The new paperback edition of my debut YA novel Imaginary Girls is on sale in the US and Canada tomorrow, and to celebrate, I am giving away two signed and personalized copies. I'll pick one winner in the US and one international winner (anywhere in the world!). Giveaway closes Thursday, June 21, at 8pm EST. Good … Continue reading International Giveaway: IMAGINARY GIRLS Signed Paperback!

In Which I Share Distractions, Announce Audio Book News and a Los Angeles Book Event, and Stress Over the Pajamas I Need for California

Lately I’ve been feeling like everyone writes faster than I do. (By “everyone” I mean other authors with all their books coming out. Not that man on the couch in my café who sits for hours reading the newspaper. Or the other man who’s fast asleep on one of the best café tables in the … Continue reading In Which I Share Distractions, Announce Audio Book News and a Los Angeles Book Event, and Stress Over the Pajamas I Need for California