Archive for the ‘Miscellaneous’ Category

Good and Gruesome: Hunger Mountain Today!

If you’ve read my book, you pretty much know I think a little scary is perfectly fine for kids. This month, I wrote an essay for Hunger Mountain where I expand on that a bit. 🙂 I’d love for you … Continue reading

Sinister Sweetness Giveaway at First Page Panda!

Hi, y’all! I’m busy working on my new novel these days (so not blogging as much), but I DO have a bit of news today! My book is being featured at the website First Page Panda – and you can … Continue reading

Thank You For The Soapbox: Guest Blogs & More

What an interesting week! Aside from personal ickiness (like getting my car broken into), it’s been pretty amazing. I was invited to speak to two undergraduate classes in the College of Education at Texas State University by Professor Dianne Pape. … Continue reading

Cynsations: Nikki Overshares Again + Book Giveaway!

Friends! Are you a teacher, librarian, or book club leader? If you are, you can win TEN copies of my book, plus a Skype visit from me, plus bookmarks, stickers, and other assorted swag AND learn awkward facts about my … Continue reading

From Flashy Fiction to Flash Mobs

What a weekend! I have to admit, my life is so incredibly cool right now. Exhausting, but cool. On Friday, I had the great pleasure of presenting a workshop to a SRO group of talented writers at the Houston Writer’s … Continue reading

Spooky Middle Grade Reads!

October is starting out amazingly well, and looks like it’s just going to get better. That is, if I don’t get overloaded from all the awesomeness, and eat myself into a chocolate coma. Today’s happiness is this: an amazing review … Continue reading

Interviews Galore! Nikki Loftin Tells (almost) All

The interesting thing about book-related interviews is the diversity of questions. I mean, who other than another author would even think to ask what’s in your closet? (Authors are notoriously nosy.) My husband reads my interviews to find out things … Continue reading

The Coolest Things About Being an Author: HEB Read 3 and More

Well, wow! I just had another amazing week, so full of cool stuff I don’t know where to begin! So, how about… a list! I do love my lists. The 5 Coolest Things About Being an Author This Week 1. … Continue reading

Winners and Other Awesome Stuff

We have a winner! The winner of the gorgeously illustrated book, Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the Brave, is Shelley Moore Thomas! Who happens to be the author of an upcoming Middle Grade masterpiece, The Seven Tales of Trinket. Oh my … Continue reading

The Scary Times: One Week Until Book Launch!

I’m going to get real here, friends: It’s not all that fun right now. I mean, sure, it’s fun, everyone’s excited about the book coming out, I’m baking a million cupcakes for the launch party at Bookpeople on the 25th… … Continue reading