Archive for the ‘Miscellaneous’ Category

The Writing Magic of Santa Fe

What is it about Santa Fe? I go there, I get story ideas. I go there with bad story ideas, I get better ones. It’s almost miraculous. I don’t even have to hike out into the desert or meditate or … Continue reading

Nightingale’s Nest Has a Cover!

I am over-the-moon excited to show you the cover for my next book, NIGHTINGALE’S NEST, today! Honestly, I had no idea I’d be posting about this so soon. But the lovely folks at Razorbill gave the go-ahead, and I can’t … Continue reading

Super Swag Sunday Coming Soon!

GET READY FOR The 2nd Annual SUPER SWAG SUNDAY!!! When:  June 24th thru July 1st Where:  laurisareyes.blogspot.com/ Why:  For a chance to win lots of cool promotional items signed by 42 of today’s best middle grade and young adult authors! … Continue reading

Kidlit Cares for Oklahoma: Donate Today!

Hi, friends! Oklahoma is having some real troubles, y’all. I know lots of people may want to help, but don’t know what to do. Here’s one quick and easy way you can donate to American Red Cross Disaster Relief to … Continue reading

POISON Giveaway winner!

Sorry for the slight delay on the winner announcement. I was enjoying the Memorial Day weekend with the kids… one of whom just drew a name out of a hat (okay, a popcorn bucket). And the winner of the new … Continue reading

A Celebration of Bridget Zinn + POISON Giveaway

A few years ago, when I was going through the process of looking for an agent and then an editor, I started noticing some names popping up over and over again on the websites and twitter feeds I haunted. (I’m … Continue reading

Splendid Events in May!

Hiya! I’m back, just to show a couple of pictures from recent events, and share a couple of things I read that I thought were amazing. First, I’ve been having fun – writing, yes, but also doing some short talks, … Continue reading

Cherry Blossom Days: Pre-Author Visit Pics from Japan

I just spent a week in Wonderland! Well, Japan, actually – but I happened to arrive at the height of cherry blossom (sakura) season, and I’m pretty sure Wonderland has nothing on trees that snow pink blossoms, leaving a carpet … Continue reading

An Interview, a Conference, and a Trip To Japan!

Dear friends, this week is all about upcoming excitement! Most of you (since most of my readers are, I assume, my mom and sisters. Hi, Mom!) know I’m going to Japan in a week to do author visits. (Where I … Continue reading

Montgomery County Book Festival Fun!

As promised, I have pictures from the Montgomery County Book Festival I attended in The Woodlands, Texas last weekend. Wow, those festival organizers sure knew how to treat writers well! The food was great, there were parties and amazing teen … Continue reading