I’m headed to the Writer’s Police Academy, but you can find me on the web today talking banned books on E Kristin Anderson’s site and in a debut author interview with Nova Ren Suma.
Back from Radio Silence
I apologize for the lack of material lately on my website. Long story short, I have been moving across country. In June my family decided to move from Michigan to Arizona and becaise of that my life has been crazy, crazy busy. We are settled, for the most part, in Arizona now. I still have boxes in my office,… Read more »
Super Swag Sunday
Author Laurisa White Reyes is hosting a Super Swag Sunday giveaway! SUPER SWAG SUNDAY is a celebration of the best in new kids and teens literature. What is swag? Swag is all the fun stuff authors giveaway to promote their books: signed bookmarks, postcards, tattoos, stickers, pins, magnets, pens, frishbees, rubber bugs, origami, guitar picks, fortune cookies,… Read more »
YAmazing Race: BLIND SPOT Stop
Welcome to my stop in the YAmazing Race with MGnificent Prizes! How are you feeling? Revved up? Excited? Is your brain full of lots of books you can’t wait to read? AWESOME! If you happened to pop by here and are wondering what all the whooping and hollering is about though — let me explain. We’re doing a… Read more »
My ARCs (advance reading copies) arrived last week! It is so exciting to see my words on real book pages 🙂 and a little weird — seeing the story in a book rather than on my printed manuscript pages feels almost like someone else wrote them. It is definitely an awesome experience and I can’t… Read more »
Laura Ellen and the DEAR TEEN ME Anthology
Zest Books has teamed up with E. Kristin Anderson and Miranda Kenneally to publish an anthology based on their popular Dear Teen Me blog, and I am thrilled to announce that I will be one of the 70 YA authors included in the anthology! Dear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters to Their Teen Selves will… Read more »
PRETTY CROOKED Swag Giveaway
My friend and fellow Sleuths, Spies, and Alibis blogger, Elisa Ludwig, is celebrating the release of her YA novel PRETTY CROOKEED on the 13th of March. To help her celebrate we are giving away three mystery boxes of PRETTY CROOKED swag 🙂 We will also be giving away a copy of PRETTY CROOKED on the… Read more »
To Swag or Not to Swag — THAT is the question!
As I get closer to my book release, my focus is shifting from edits to marketing, and more specifically, swag. Now some of you may be asking: what the heck is swag? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Six months ago I thought it was what guys like Mick Jagger have — but no, that is… Read more »
Blog Smooches for the Blog Love
I have been so amazed at the cover love I’v e seen since my reveal January 20th. Thank you to all who tweeted and facebooked my cover. You made my day! Since then, BLIND SPOT keeps popping up on blogs 🙂 So, with this being the month of lave and all — I thought I’d send… Read more »
BLIND SPOT HAS A COVER!
There’s nothing quite like seeing the artwork someone else has created to represent the words I’ve written! Wow! I am in awe! Before I get to the big unveiling, I thought I’d share a wee bit about the design process. After HMH acquired Blind Spot, several people asked me what I wanted my cover to… Read more »