Category Archives: Authors

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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So Completely Back

I’m back from the SCBWI conference. It was a whirlwind few days but I got to meet a bunch of my Apocalypsies pals, take some great workshops and hear some LEGENDARY people speak about their life and work. John Green … Continue reading

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Going West!

Tomorrow I leave for L.A., where I’ll be attending the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) summer conference. It’s my first national conference for this amazing organization that’s filled with the nicest, most dedicated people you could ever … Continue reading

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