Between getting married and honeymooning, I’ve been admittedly a little not focused on work these days. But apparently, just like in show business, publishing must go on! And that means that my new novel, The Romantics, is coming out one week from tomorrow, Tuesday, November 1st! Ahhhhh. As part of the celebration, I’m kicking off… Continue reading The Romantics is coming out SO SOON!
Y’all, I’m so thrilled this year to be participating in Colleen Houck’s amazing YA Scavenger Hunt TOMORROW. There are nine teams this year, tons of exclusive author content, and the best part–a chance to win a copy of every participating author’s book! WOOHOO! I’m on the ORANGE team among the awesome authors above–thrilled to be in… Continue reading Coming Tomorrow: The YA Spring 2016 Scavenger Hunt!
Just head over to Goodreads to enter before the end of the day. Happy Friday!
A scavenger hunt in the middle of Snowpocalypse? Okay! Today, I’m thrilled to be part of the 2016 YA Contemporary Scavenger Hunt put on by The Book Belles. For my part of the scavenger hunt, I’ll be hosting the lovely Kathryn Holmes, author of How it Feels to Fly. As a dancer, myself, I can’t wait… Continue reading 2016 YA Contemporary Scavenger Hunt Time!!
It’s officially YALSA’s Teen Read Week–yay–and the theme this year is Seek the Unknown @ your library. It’s also particularly awesome for my publisher, Merit Press, who’s one of the Teen Read Week sponsors and anyone who likes to read contemporary YA. That’s because, as part of the events, Merit Press is giving away 3… Continue reading It’s YALSA Teen Read Week: Enter to win The After Girls or snag it for $1.99!
I’m approaching about 60,000 words on my current WIP, and let’s just say that the writing is not necessarily Tolstoy-esque. I’m willing to bet it’s in pretty rough shape, actually. It is in need of several good edits and rewrites, and lot of it needs to be just plain deleted or at least reigned in.… Continue reading Friday Writing Inspiration: Writing Fast, Writing Lots. Plus, Win The After Girls and Get the Ebook for $1.99!
Hi friends and readers! On this fine Tuesday, I’m excited to announce the winners of THE AFTER GIRLS hardcovers and ARCs. Thanks to all the people who entered, FBd, tweeted, pinned, etc.! I’m sorry I can’t give all of you a signed copy. But remember, you can always snag your own on Amazon, B&N or… Continue reading Announcing the Winners of The After Girls Giveaway!
I spent yesterday’s lunch break at the post office, mailing out copies of the last round of giveaway winners! One paper cut and a lot of envelope-addressing later, and the copies are on their way to these future winners. I thought it an apt time to remind everyone that there are only 3 days left… Continue reading The After Girls Giveaway, Just 3 Days Left!
Good news! If you’re like me and didn’t quite get around to everything you wanted to do before the last month of summer faded away, I’m extending the August giveaway two more weeks. That means there’s still time to win one of 10 copies of THE AFTER GIRLS. Here’s how to enter. You can now… Continue reading Giveaway extended! There’s still time to win a copy of THE AFTER GIRLS
It’s Friday, so I’ll start off by sharing a quote that’s of particular interest to me, by Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. This quote is especially cool today, as I told my awesome agent that I would send over the first act (semi-polished and free of glaring errors) of my… Continue reading Writing Inspiration! Giveaway! Happy Friday!