Turning Points: “Becoming the Person I Want My Daughters to Be” by Kristin Halbrook

This guest post is part of the Turning Points blog series here on distraction no. 99—in which I asked authors the question: What was your turning point as a writer? Here is Kristin Halbrook, debut author of Nobody But Us and one of my Anticipated Debuts for January 2013, sharing hers... Guest post by Kristin Halbrook When I … Continue reading Turning Points: “Becoming the Person I Want My Daughters to Be” by Kristin Halbrook

Turning Points: Guest Post by E.C. Myers (+Giveaway)

This guest post is part of the Turning Points blog series here on distraction no. 99—in which I asked authors the question: What was your turning point as a writer? Here is E.C. Myers, author of Fair Coin and Quantum Coin, revealing his... Guest post by E.C. Myers As a debut author who has been following this … Continue reading Turning Points: Guest Post by E.C. Myers (+Giveaway)

Turning Points: Guest Post by Elana K. Arnold (+Giveaway)

This guest post is part of the Turning Points blog series here on distraction no. 99—in which I asked authors the question: What was your turning point as a writer? Here is Elana K. Arnold revealing hers on the eve of her debut YA release, Sacred... Guest post by Elana K. Arnold It was the summer of … Continue reading Turning Points: Guest Post by Elana K. Arnold (+Giveaway)

Turning Points: Guest Post by Shannon Messenger (+Giveaway)

This guest post is part of the Turning Points blog series here on distraction no. 99—in which I asked authors the question: What was your turning point as a writer? Here, less than a week before her middle-grade debut Keeper of the Lost Cities comes out, is Shannon Messenger revealing hers... Guest post by Shannon Messenger I didn’t … Continue reading Turning Points: Guest Post by Shannon Messenger (+Giveaway)

Turning Points: Guest Post by Malinda Lo (+Giveaway)

This guest post is part of the Turning Points blog series here on distraction no. 99—in which I asked authors the question: What was your turning point as a writer? Here is author Malinda Lo revealing hers... Guest post by Malinda Lo In September 2006, I spent a week at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, a Buddhist retreat nestled … Continue reading Turning Points: Guest Post by Malinda Lo (+Giveaway)

Turning Points: Guest Post by Alyssa B. Sheinmel

This guest post is part of the blog tour for The Stone Girl as well as the Turning Points blog series here on distraction no. 99—in which I asked authors the question: What was your turning point as a writer? Here is Alyssa B. Sheinmel revealing hers... Guest post by Alyssa B. Sheinmel When asked, I always say … Continue reading Turning Points: Guest Post by Alyssa B. Sheinmel

Turning Points: The Dark Side of Writing by Patty Blount

This guest post is part of the Turning Points blog series here on distraction no. 99—in which I asked authors the question: What was your turning point as a writer? Here is Patty Blount, whose debut novel comes out today!, revealing hers... • Guest post by Patty Blount •  "When did you first start writing?" As soon as … Continue reading Turning Points: The Dark Side of Writing by Patty Blount

Turning Points: Guest Post by C.K. Kelly Martin (+Giveaway)

This guest post is part of the Turning Points blog series here on distraction no. 99—in which I asked authors the question: What was your turning point as a writer? Here is YA author C.K. Kelly Martin revealing hers... Guest post by C.K. Kelly Martin There was a moment back in 2002 when I believed things were truly … Continue reading Turning Points: Guest Post by C.K. Kelly Martin (+Giveaway)

Turning Points: Embracing Fear by Meagan Spooner (+Giveaway)

This guest post is part of the SKYLARK Blog Tour as well as the Turning Points blog series here on distraction no. 99—in which I asked authors the question: What was your turning point as a writer? Here is debut author Meagan Spooner revealing hers... Guest post by Meagan Spooner Fear is a terrible thing for a writer … Continue reading Turning Points: Embracing Fear by Meagan Spooner (+Giveaway)