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Philly Kid Lit Peeps

Last night I got to go to my first authors and illustrators night at Children’s Book World. This is an annual event (20 years running) for local kidlit folks that’s a meet-and-greet for an hour and then it’s open to … Continue reading

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Inching Toward Publication

Back in May when I first joined the Apocalypsies, I had a moment of panic. I’d just finished my copyedits for Pretty Crooked, and I hadn’t even begun to think about what came next. Clueless. Completely clueless. Suddenly, there was … Continue reading

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Two interviews!

Blogger Lyrical Brown asked me for a Q&A after she read JUNE OF ROCK recently. The interview is up today for your edification, or what have you. It just so happens that blogger Melodie Wright of Forever Rewrighting also posted … Continue reading

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Trailer Shoot

On Sunday, we shot the footage for the PRETTY CROOKED trailer. It was an *amazing* day. My sister, Susannah Ludwig, is a film producer and organized everything, recruiting an entire crew which consisted of an alum, current students and staff … Continue reading

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Blurbage

I feel like I’m hitting the blurb jackpot. First Melissa de la Cruz, and now Sarah Mlynowski. Check it: “Packed with romance, humor, and adventure, PRETTY CROOKED will steal your heart.” –Sarah Mlynowksi, author of Ten Things We Did (But … Continue reading

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And another…

Hot damn! Could book bloggers be any more generous and lovely? Here’s another great JUNE OF ROCK review from Jacinda of The Reading Housewives of Indiana.

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Nice Ink

A few months ago, I decided to self-publish JUNE OF ROCK to Kindle, Barnes & Noble and Goodreads, not really knowing what to expect, but figuring it was worth a shot. This was the book that got me my agent … Continue reading

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Dear Teen Me

I’m simultaneously really proud and a little shy but I finally wrote a letter for the awesome site Dear Teen Me, in which authors send bloggy-style warnings from the future to their younger selves. There were so many things I … Continue reading

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Real Live Author Stuff

Yesterday, as that saucy meteorological minx Irene crept up toward Philly, I drove out to West Chester for the PAYA Festival. First of all, this event was organized by a 15-year-old named Skyanne Fisher and raises money for libraries across … Continue reading

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Where the Magic (?) Happens

I do some of my best writing in cafes, but I’m kind of superstitious about what constitutes a great writing spot versus a place where I’m doomed to sit with fingers frozen over the keyboard, the caffeine pulsing through my … Continue reading

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