I'm so nervous happy to tell y'all that my first official post is up over at the YAtopia blog.  It's a "gentle kick in the rear" kind of post targeted at newer writers, but I hope you'll pop on over and read it! (and comment!)


I've been waiting for a while to make this announcement and I'm so excited to share this with y'all! Starting the first week of 2011, I will be one of eight contributors to a new YA blog: YAtopia.What is YAtopia? We're eight writers passionate about Young Adult literature in all shapes and sizes. We'll be … Continue reading YAtopia!


Community. Where have you discovered community, online or otherwise, in 2010? What community would you like to join, create or more deeply connect with in 2011?Oh man! I could write 20 pages on this, but I’ll try to spare y’all and keep it as succinct as possible.The one that’s had the biggest impact on me … Continue reading Communit(ies)

It’s As Bad As You Think It Will Be…

I started querying THE DEMONS YOU KNOW... on November 2nd. That's exactly two weeks ago. I know it doesn't seem like a long time, especially in the glacially slow publishing world, but in waiting-to-hear-back-on-my-query time, it's like a gazillion years. Seriously, it took me about an hour to press that "send" button for the first … Continue reading It’s As Bad As You Think It Will Be…