Category Archives: Authors

When a Reader Grows Up!

I was so lucky this past weekend to attend YA Fest in Easton, PA with tons of awesome authors. I hadn’t done an event in several months and it was a happy reunion with many great friends. I met so many … Continue reading

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PRETTY SLY: The Next Big Thing?

I have had the good fortune of being tagged by the lovely Beth Kephart (have you read Small Damages yet? I am so eager to dive into this one), so I am now the latest in a writers blog chain talking about our … Continue reading

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Teen Authorfest Recap

I’m back from my weekend jaunt to Ithaca for Teen Authorfest (with a detour in Buffalo, NY). It was the first-ever Teen Authorfest at Tompkins County Public Library and the folks there did a great job of putting it all … Continue reading

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Taking My Act on the Road

I’m a proud Philly girl, and to date, most of my author events have been here in the region. This weekend marks the beginning of my summer not-exactly-tour, a handful of events in farther-flung locales. On Saturday, June 2, I … Continue reading

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Author People Need Author People

I’m fresh off of two superfun book events this weekend*, and I come away understanding more than ever how important it is, in this writer business, to have friends at your side. As everyone knows, writing is lonely. Hate to … Continue reading

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WELCOME, YAMAZING RACERS (PART DEUX)

Hello, and thanks for visiting my site! I had a great time during the last YAmazing Race with MGnificent Prizes, so I was extra-psyched for this second installment. I’m offering my own little giveaway here, too, so scroll down to … Continue reading

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Launch Party Recap

Yesterday was the launch party for Pretty Crooked and it was thoroughly amazing. We held the party in the Ibrahim Theater of International House, where my husband works. A crew of family arrived early to inflate balloons and arrange table … Continue reading

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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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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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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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