Reviews and Things!

June 30th, 2011

I’ve been spending the last week or so in a training course for a further belt level in Nia, but I haven’t missed some great news going around — I just haven’t been able to share it… Until now! First of all, here’s a great Publisher’s Weekly review of The Name of the Star by […]

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Pitch University

June 22nd, 2011

I’m over at Pitch University today, reviewing queries and video pitches for authors gearing up for RWA Nationals, as well as answering questions in the comments from 10am to 12 noon (Mountain time). My interview is up now, and I’m just starting to post my responses to queries, with my reactions to pitches coming next. […]

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BAD TASTE is “Hilarious”!

June 20th, 2011

The good news just keeps rolling in! I believe this is the first press review of Bad Taste In Boys by Carrie Harris, which Delacorte will publish next month. From Kirkus: A geeky girl gets the guy in this comic romp through a high school infested with zombies. Kate, who owns underpants printed with “I […]

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Congrats to our newest bestseller!

June 16th, 2011

I’m truly DELIGHTED to share the good news that Miss Peregrine, as well as being a wise old bird, is a New York Times bestseller! Congrats to Ransom Riggs and all the peculiar children!

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Comparing Yourself to Others

June 15th, 2011

John Scalzi just posted a great blog entitled “How to Have a Writing Career Like Mine.” The short answer? “You can’t.” After reading the whole thing (which I highly recommend that you do), I couldn’t help but think of Gayle Forman’s recent post on jealousy, and how the two are related. John’s point is that […]

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