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EVENT: Join me today in Charlotte for a book signing and reading at Steele Creek Books-A-Million

Happy belated Christmas! I’ve been taking a bit of a break from the blog to do things like relax and spend time with my family, but I wanted to make a quick announcement that today, I’ll be holding a signing/reading at the Steele Creek Books-A-Million in Charlotte. I’m so excited to celebrate my first novel… Continue reading EVENT: Join me today in Charlotte for a book signing and reading at Steele Creek Books-A-Million

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THE AFTER GIRLS featured in Amazon’s Teen Gift Guide!

Happy Monday! I’ve got some exciting news for the holiday season and couldn’t wait to share! While I was messing around on Amazon and procrastinating finishing my current draft, I discovered that THE AFTER GIRLS is featured in Amazon’s Teen Gift Guide! It’s at the top under “Totally Teen Gifts” and just a few clicks… Continue reading THE AFTER GIRLS featured in Amazon’s Teen Gift Guide!

Misc. · The After Girls

Review # 50 on Amazon!

As promised, I’m giving a shout-out to the lovely 50th reviewer on Amazon (who had a lot of nice things to say!). Here’s the review, from NextDoorGirl on Amazon: The After Girls is a great book that asks an important question: How much do we know our friends? Syd, Astrid and Ella have been best… Continue reading Review # 50 on Amazon!

Quotes · The After Girls · Writing

Friday Writing Inspiration: Sylvia Plath and Overcoming Self-Doubt

Like all writers (and all humans), I have a tendency to get down on myself sometimes. And with a published book, sometimes it can be pretty easy. Is it selling as much as X, X or X? Why did so-and-so get a positive review from such-and-such and I didn’t? Why is review #23 on Goodreads… Continue reading Friday Writing Inspiration: Sylvia Plath and Overcoming Self-Doubt

Giveaways · The After Girls

Giveaway extended! There’s still time to win a copy of THE AFTER GIRLS

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

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We made it! The After Girls is a Top 100 Book on Amazon Right Now!

I’m going to stop soon, I promise, but I just can’t explain how thrilled I am to see The After Girls gain a little traction today! You guys are seriously making me so happy. No, but really, you are. And I really really really wouldn’t have any of this without my amazing friends and family… Continue reading We made it! The After Girls is a Top 100 Book on Amazon Right Now!

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Kindle Daily Deal is Here! Get The After Girls for Just $1.99

I can’t even express how excited I am to be featured on today’s Kindle Daily Deal! That means that, just for today, you can snag it for less than your cup of coffee 🙂 Seriously, look at it, right there, at the front of the Kindle Daily Deal page! And since it’s currently ranking #4… Continue reading Kindle Daily Deal is Here! Get The After Girls for Just $1.99

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The After Girls Selected as a Kindle Daily Deal!! Just $1.99 All Day Tomorrow!

Happy Sunday! On this lovely weekend afternoon, I have a little good news to share about THE AFTER GIRLS! It’s been selected as a Kindle Daily Deal for the YA category tomorrow (August 19). That means it will be just $1.99 for Kindle ALL DAY. To get yours, head to the Kindle Daily Deal page… Continue reading The After Girls Selected as a Kindle Daily Deal!! Just $1.99 All Day Tomorrow!

Giveaways · Quotes · The After Girls

Writing Inspiration! Giveaway! Happy Friday!

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!

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New Interviews: On Writing Inspiration, Struggles and my Current Creepy Reading Preferences

Happy Monday! I enjoyed an amazing weekend of awesome San Francisco activities and productive writing (finished exactly 1/3 of the news project …).  I also had the pleasure of doing two interviews with some awesome bloggers, and I wanted to share here. Below is my interview for What is This Book About. I spoke with… Continue reading New Interviews: On Writing Inspiration, Struggles and my Current Creepy Reading Preferences