“Terrific to the LAST, GOOD page”

September 2nd, 2010

Woot! This just in from Kirkus for Sara Beitia‘s debut YA, The Last Good Place of Lily Odilon: It’s not surprising that wild Lily Odilon has disappeared, especially since “The Accident,” or what’s more commonly referred to in her small Idaho town as, “That One Time Lily Odilon and Some Other Juvenile Delinquents Broke into […]

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I’m Back!

March 2nd, 2010

Technically, I was back on Monday, but I had a lot of catching up to do yesterday and today, so I feel like I’m only now back in the swing of things (Note: not my back pictured.). But I want to issue a huge round of thanks to my guest bloggers: Sara Beitia, Kiki Hamilton, […]

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Guest Blog by Sara Beitia: Take Vienna, Dammit

February 22nd, 2010

I turned thirty a couple years back. This being a milestone birthday and me not being a party person, I planned well in advance of the big day to spend it elsewhere. My husband and I live in Idaho and that’s where most of our family is, too, so New York—the place where we were […]

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Another Very Special About My Query Post!

January 1st, 2010

Happy New Year, y’all! I hope you rang it in with friends and loved ones. Rexroth and I enjoyed our now annual celebratory viewing of Denethor taking a flaming header off Minas Tirith in Return of the King. It’s like watching the ball drop in Times Square, but with more flaming death. But let’s take […]

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Rights Fair Preparations

March 16th, 2009

So, as I’ve been twittering lately, later this week I head to NYC, and then on to Italy for the Bologna Book Fair. And while, yes, it’s Italy in the Spring, with all the good food, great scenery, nice weather and such that that implies, but it’s also a lot of work. Work I’m looking […]

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