A couple of amazing things I had to share with my fellow writing friends... If you’ve ever wanted an opportunity to ask a literary agent ANY question regarding publishing - now’s your chance! My agent (Barbara Poelle) is doing a monthly column for Writers Digest where she’ll be answering questions from YOU. No writing/publishing question… Continue reading Special Post: Ask an agent ANYthing and Harper is open to unagented submissions!
You may have noticed that it’s been pretty quiet over here the last few weeks, and I’m really sorry to leave you guys hanging. But there are a few reasons for my neglect silence... One: I’m getting that old familiar NEED to write my next book. It’s starts out quietly, then all hell breaks loose… Continue reading Summer, summer, summertime reading
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Today I'm hanging out over at my dear friend A.G. Howard's blog, A Still And Quiet Madness. The uber lovely Anita interviewed me and I'm dishing for the very first time publicly some information on what my book is about... I don't even have the quick summary up on my blog, so be sure to… Continue reading Interviewed by the fabulous A.G. Howard!
So...did you guys see the second trailer that was just released for the Hunger Games? It's making my heart flutter in anticipation. Video credit TheHungerGamesMovie youtube channel.
I'm REALLY looking forward to the movie. I can't wait to see how the screenwriters and actors and director and everyone else involved are going to bring this story to life. AND OMG THAT MEANS MY BIRTHDAY IS IN 97 DAYSSSSS. AND 2012 is almost here and and and...breathe. Here's the official trailer. What do… Continue reading Countdown: 99 days until THE HUNGER GAMES hits theaters
First I'd like to say a HUGE thank you to everyone who entered! I had a lot of fun with this contest, and will definitely be holding another giveaway REALLY, REALLY soon. Okay, and now for the two BIG WINNERS! The first name chosen via the random.org gods is: DRUM ROLLLLLLLL zoe h (yayayayayyayay!) Congrats… Continue reading And the winner is….
**THE CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED** Thanks to all who entered! The winners will be announced in the next few days on the blog. (I'll also send out email notifications to the two people who win.) I'll be hosting another contest REALLY soon, so if you don't win this time FEAR NOT! Happy Holidays!!!! <333 ***************************************************************… Continue reading Enter to win a copy of SHATTER ME, GLOW, CROSSED, & THE UNBECOMING OF MARA DYER!
Oh my, oh my, OH MY. I can’t believe it’s Friday, which is a good thing. But STILL. Where does the time go? More importantly WHERE DID MY BRAIN GO?! There’s so much happening. Here’s the deal: I received a reader’s report on my current manuscript several weeks ago, LURVED the suggestions and got to… Continue reading Revisions, Unicorns, and lot’s of Face Punching
Publishing trends may come and go, but honesty always prevails. Here's why. (In my opinion.) Every writer published, or unpublished fears the dreaded T word. TREND. Just mentioning t-who-should-not-be-named makes my stomach twist in a knot. Advice is dispensed by everyone and their mother on the subject, but what happens when the story that’s itching… Continue reading Publishing trends may come and go, but honesty always prevails.