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Blog: No Safety in Numbers Series

My Book Launch Party: A How-to

I have taken the last month or so off from blogging and tweeting and Facebooking in an effort to remain sane while I finished Book 2 of the No Safety in Numbers trilogy. I am so excited about Book 2! It’s called No Easy Way Out. I hope you like it. I am about to […]

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When you learn that the New York Times Book Review reviewed your book…

I’m going to put this down as my new number one entry under “Things That Make My Head Explode.” I’m so thrilled! I can’t believe the amount of awesome that this is! Here, please read it. I’m all verklempt. Thank you to my awesome publicist, Jessica, and to Jennifer Hubert Swan for the review!

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My Playlist for No Safety in Numbers

Last week was a busy one! I had my first official TV appearance on WCAX, which was scary, but awesome. And the Flying Pig Bookstore in Shelburne hosted my launch event for No Safety in Numbers! Thank you to everyone who came out, and thanks especially to Josie Leavitt and everyone at the Flying Pig […]

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Catching up

I know I have been remiss in keeping up with the blog posts the last few weeks, but I have a good excuse–Look! No Safety in Numbers in the WILD!!! Okay, so that’s not really an excuse. It’s a picture of NO SAFETY IN THE WILD! Which is exciting because it means that you can go and […]

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Happy Book Birthday, No Safety in Numbers!

This is a rather unusual week for me, and maybe for any writer. I am blessed to have two books being released this week. TWO! That brings me to a grand total of four books in three months. INSANITY! I am so grateful to be in this crazy whirlwind of publishing. To honor the occasion, […]

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News!

There’s been all sorts of exciting No Safety related news in the past week! First of all, have you seen the awesome book site? If not, go there right now! Once you’re there, you will find the AWESOME BOOK TRAILER! I am so excited about this!   There will be a launch event for No Safety on […]

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The Return Plot Board

Finishing the Hat, or What Revision Means to Me

I’m knee deep in the revision process, so I thought I would blog about some of the tools I use in revision. Sure, there’s the usual marking up of written text, but not at the beginning. At the beginning, I really try to re-vision the project, and to do that, I break the story and […]

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Ah, How Times Have Changed…

On today’s blog, I want to talk about the passage of time. My husband is a high school English teacher and he is big into integrating technology into his classroom. It is astounding the things that schools can offer today—not only online research or sharing documents wirelessly over an intranet, but interactive textbooks and virtual […]

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And the winner is…

And the winner of the DOGS OF THE DROWNED CITY contest is… KAITLYN MARTIN! Congratulations, Kaitlyn! And since I just visited the Scholastic offices and received copies of all three of the DOGS books, I will send you signed copies of the entire series! And a bookmark! Hooray! Kaitlyn’s winning entry is below: She is a Golden Retriever named […]

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A new direction…

In an effort to actually blog at all, I’m changing the format of the blog to focus on, well, nothing. And by nothing, I mean me and my life and more general things like what I’m doing and looking forward to in the writing world. Yesterday was the release day for my friend Megan Mayhew […]

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