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TO BEAR AN IRON KEY blog tour – Day 9

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Today is Day 9 of the official TO BEAR AN IRON KEY blog tour:

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Just one stop today: a spotlight at Simplistic Reviews. Remember, enter the giveaway for a chance to win 1 of 5 ebook copies of TO BEAR AN IRON KEY!

Here are the order links for the book:

Amazon – print and e-book

B&N – e-book

Chapters – print

Books-A-Million – print and e-book

Indie Bound – print

Book Depository – print

Today is the last day of the pre-con Writer’s Bootcamp. Had a great time yesterday, and I’m sure today will be even better. 🙂



Chicago!!!

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Having a blast in Chicago at the ALAN conference! Got to hang out with the amazing Andrew Smith (THE MARBURY LENS, STICK) last night, as well as meet so many phenomenal teens who have started writing their own novels! Rock on!!! Also got to see the always fabulous A.S. King (EVERYBODY SEES THE ANTS). And went out for an OMG 10-course meal with a bunch of terrific people from Harcourt. (Seriously. 10 courses. It wasn’t dinner. It was art!)

Today I’ve been spending a lot of time with my personal superhero, Heather Brewer (Vlad! Joss! KAYA!!!), whose hair looks even MORE awesome than before. And I heard Andrew, as well as Cheryl Rainfield, Paul Yee, and Lauren Myracle on a terrific panel — then met Cheryl and hugged her fiercely, because she is That Awesome.

And Heather introduced me to Laurie Halse Anderson. I didn’t faint! I did babble about how much SPEAK meant to me. And I gave her an ARC of LOSS. OMG. FANGIRL SQUEE!!!

Tonight’s the big Anderson panel with Heather, Amy, David Levitan and a number of other authors. Can’t wait to go! And tomorrow is the breakout session with Heather and Amy. Rah!!!

Okay, okay. Back to writing! 🙂



Dragon*Con 2010 schedule

Sunday, August 15th, 2010

Are you going to Dragon*Con 2010? If so, here’s where I’ll be from Friday 9/3 through Sunday 9/5:

Title: Got Issues?
Description: In this crazy world, young people have to grow up faster than ever. Let’s discuss some issues like anorexia, cutting, depression, and so on.
Time: Fri 01:00 pm  Location: A707 – Marriott  (Length: 1 Hour)

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Title: Surprise! You’re Dead
Description: Death, ghosts, and the afterlife in fantasy fiction.
Time: Fri 08:30 pm  Location: Cairo – Hyatt  (Length: 1 Hour)

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Title: Growing Up Scared
Description: Young adults in dark fantasy literature.
Time: Sat 02:30 pm  Location: Montreal / Vancouver – Hyatt  (Length: 1 Hour)

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Title: Dancing On The Head Of A Pin
Description: The role of angels and divine messengers in modern fantasy and horror.
Time: Sun 11:30 am  Location: Montreal / Vancouver – Hyatt  (Length: 1 Hour)

Hope to see you there!