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Come write with me!

I’m so excited to be doing a public workshop this Saturday, April 12! This is one of my few public events, so come on out and join me for an awesome afternoon of writing and chatting about everything that goes into it! Specifically, I plan on talking about point of view, and in particular why […]

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And the winners are…

Thank you to everyone who entered my Giveaway to celebrate the paperback release of No Easy Way Out! And now, for the winners! The grand prize winners (Hardcover copies of No Safety and No Easy, and a galley of No Dawn) are: Charles Pechonick Rachel Stone And the runners-up (Paperback copies of No Safety and […]

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Giveaway to celebrate No Easy Way Out!

No Easy Way Out is out in paperback!!                   HOORAY! And to celebrate, I’m going to give away signed, possibly doodled-upon hardcover copies of No Safety in Numbers and No Easy Way Out! Aw, heck — I’m so excited, I’ll give TWO lucky winners hardcover copies, and […]

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Visit me at NCTE!

This weekend is the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention in Boston, MA and I’m going to be there! I’m thrilled to be signing No Safety in Numbers and No Easy Way Out at the Penguin booth on Saturday, November 23rd, at 10:00 am. Come find me! I can’t wait to meet you!

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NEWO Launch Bookpile

Three, Two, One…LAUNCH!

This past glorious Saturday (in what has been a string of bizarre, glorious sunny days up here in VT), the wonderful folks at The Flying Pig Bookstore hosted a celebration of No Easy Way Out at which there were…  BOOKS!           And… ME!      Talking about exciting stuff like my […]

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Thrilling new dystopian novel from…Fyodor Dostoevsky?

This summer, I’ve been reading Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky. It’s taken me longer than I’d like to admit to finish it, but I finally reached the end! It’s an awesome book full of weird and wonderful characters, containing perhaps the greatest funeral luncheon scene ever written and the best insult this side of Shakespeare: […]

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On September 28th, Help Me Launch No Easy Way Out!

Okay, so officially, No Easy Way Out has been launched for a while…But it hasn’t had a party! And it hasn’t had cupcakes! (I made these for the No Safety in Numbers launch… expect the same level of awesome, in slightly different colors…:) So please join me for an awesome afternoon celebrating No Easy Way […]

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Letting the monkey come to you…

My eight month old son loves those little wind-up toys you get for like a buck in the bins at the front of the toy store. (I know, not baby safe, TERRIBLE PARENT, but I only let him use them when I’m supervising, etc., etc., moving on…) So, we’re playing with one yesterday: this little […]

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A Soundtrack for No Easy Way Out

It’s here! No Easy Way Out is BORN! For all of you left hanging from the edge of your seat at the end of No Safety in Numbers, this will come as a relief. No Easy Way Out picks up right where No Safety ended. But Edge, don’t get all pouty. Your person will be […]

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The Revision Process

I have entered upon that decent into darkness that is revising a first draft. The draft in question: Book Three of No Safety in Numbers. (New Idea has been put on hold until this process is complete.) I haven’t read this draft in two months, which means that it feels like someone else’s book. Which […]

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