On Fan Fiction and Leaky Con

June 12th, 2013

I’m getting super excited for LeakyCon in just over two weeks. Will I see any of you there? Besides all the fan girling I’ll be doing — Amber Benson! Tom Lenk! Not Literally! not to mention some of my favorite authors! — I’m on a few panels, as well as moderating one on fan fiction. […]

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We Have Our Winners!

August 29th, 2012
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So sorry for the delay in picking the winners, but I am delighted to share the news, at long long. Without further ado, the first prize winner of the red LeakyCon bag and swag is Amy, with this gem: “Maureen, Lola IS designing your outfit for London’s Leaky Con. And you WILL wear it.” And […]

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LeakyCon Giveaway!

August 21st, 2012

I had a great time at Leaky Con earlier this month, which is truly turning into a fantastic literary conference as well as an amazing fan con, with all due thanks to Maureen Johnson! This year’s Lit Track guests included agents Jennifer Laughran, Rebecca Sherman, and myself, editor and author Dan Ehrenhaft, and authors Maureen […]

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Diversity in YA

July 30th, 2012

I’m repeating myself, but as I just posted on Twitter, there’s going to be a panel on Diversity in YA at LeakyCon. I’m moderating. And so I ask you, what shall we talk about? What are important questions to ask? Points to raise? Topics to discuss? Please bear in mind, that I mean to include […]

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What are you doing a year from now?

July 20th, 2010

Well, ok, no exactly a year from now. Just under that. From July 13 through the 17th, I’ll be at Leaky Con 2011. For the first time next year, Leaky Con is hosting a special Lit Day, and the list of guests is amazing. (And I’m not just saying that because I’m on it — […]

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