Category Archives: YA

Still abuzz from the star-studded premiere of Veronica Mars! You guys. You guys… I have lost the ability to form words. It was so amazing. I took all the pictures. First of all–the flick is great. Go see it this weekend! … Continue reading

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In the months since the release of ACROSS A STAR-SWEPT SEA, I’ve heard from a lot of readers about loving Persis, loving Princess Isla, Persis and Isla’s relationship, general gender-flippery, and even wanting a star cove of their very own. … Continue reading

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After the discussion exploded on Twitter and Facebook yesterday, I felt I would be remiss if I didn’t include a more in-depth analysis of the issue here. I think there are some who are misunderstanding the complaint of the YA … Continue reading

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So I go off and be Viv for one week and look what happens! * For Darkness Shows the Stars is named to the 2014 Lone Star Reading List * Across a Star-Swept Sea is named to the 2013-2014 Winter … Continue reading

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In one more day, my ninth book, Across A Star-Swept Sea, will be out in the world! To celebrate, I’ve been posting chapters: Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Read the latest below, enter the giveaway at the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Agent Suzie Townsend (who represents NA superstar Cora Carmack, among others) recently did a Q&A with several editors and agents about the genre of New Adult. And, despite the best wishes of many aspiring writers and NA fans who wish … Continue reading

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So as I was trying to update some records, I stumbled on the new cover and the paperback release date for my witch anthology, UNDER MY HAT: TALES FROM THE CAULDRON. I’m not sure I’m crazy about the fade away/split … Continue reading

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I’ve been reading George R.R. Martin’s famous Song of Ice and Fire series (aka, Game of Thrones), after much prompting by Sailor Boy and all my other SFF-loving friends, and loving the first two seasons of the HBO show, and … Continue reading

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So the publishing world was abuzz yesterday at an announcement of a partnership between Amazon and Alloy Entertainment (packager of YA novels like Gossip Girl and The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants) to publish and promote fanfiction. I skimmed the … Continue reading

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So I’ve been very quiet about what I’m up to, lately, and that is in large part because I’m not entirely sure what I’m up to, other than preparing for the release of ACROSS A STAR-SWEPT SEA in October. In … Continue reading

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