Archive for the ‘Miscellaneous’ Category

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

Author Visit Delight!

I am off tomorrow morning for a super fun author school visit in League City, at Bauerschlag Elementary, and then on to The Woodlands, Texas, for the amazing Montgomery County Book Festival. I’m also putting the finishing touches on my … Continue reading

First Five Pages Workshop Time!

I’m not sure if any of you who write middle grade or young adult fiction will be interested in this (I hope you ALL will be!)… but I am the featured author this coming month at the excellent Adventures in … Continue reading

Pictures of Writerly Goodness

I’ve been having so much fun the past few weeks! Too much fun to update my blog, honestly. But here I am, with pictures to make you jealous… or inspire you. Or to stare at when you’re supposed to be … Continue reading

Life-Changing Advice: Crock Pot Edition

For Christmas, my mom gave me a crock pot. At first, I thought this was strange. Also, at second, I thought it was strange. “I have two crock pots, Mom. You know this.” “But you don’t have this one,” she … Continue reading