Monthly Archives: August 2014

What’s UP Wednesday???

Ok. It’s been AGES since I did this!! So happy 😀 SUPAH fun meme started by Jaime Morrow and Erin Funk. Drop by their place to see the full list of people participating and/or to jump in yourself 😉 What I’m Reading: When my brain and heart hurt from YA angst, I read regency. This book was written by a […]
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Anything Worth Having…

…is worth working for. I HATED that saying as a kid. I really felt like if it’s meant to be, it’ll just come to you. And…then reality hit. Mike and I just celebrated our 18 year wedding anniversary. EIGHTEEN YEARS. I’m about to turn 38, so yeah, we got married young. Evidence: I’ve known Mike […]
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“JOY” and School Library Journal

I generally learn more about a book from the SLJ reviews than anywhere else, and I got my second fab review from them the other day – this time for Stronger Than You Know 😀 (Stronger, or as I call it, Joy, is out early in hardback, but the ebook will release on schedule – […]
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I Once Wrote a Book by Accident

Don’t get me wrong, I’ve always loved the idea of being a WRITER. I mean, WOW, lol. But when I first started writing BLURRING THE LINES I had no idea it was going to be a BOOK. I’d never written a book before. I’d never considered the possibility that I might be able to write […]
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The DOWNSIDE of writing tough topics…

Everybody has an opinion. Everybody reads a book from a different place, because we all come from very different places. We all have experiences, and know people with experiences, and all of those things shape the way we view the world. My first published book was about a girl who had taken a year off […]
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2014 SCBWI RECAP – a FIVE THINGS post (x2)

A shortie, but a goodie. And people who don’t know me will be like… wha…? (Also. These are in no particular order, and I haven’t had a good night’s sleep in a week – if you want to see pictures, you’ll have to google or Facebook it, b/c I’m just feeling entirely too lazy tonight […]
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