I can't even explain how wonderful it was to be in schools doing author visits this spring! Since The Edge of In Between came out in April, I was able to visit 18 schools either virtually or in person, and it was one of the busiest, most wonderful months of my life as an author… Continue reading Now Booking Author Visits for This Fall!
Hello friends! I turned in a draft of my 3rd novel, THE NIGHT TRAIN to my editor mid-December, and am now shifting gears- turning my eye toward marketing for my upcoming magical Secret Garden retelling, THE EDGE OF IN BETWEEN! That's where this blog post comes in. Applications are now open for the #EDGEStreetTeam, and… Continue reading Join The EDGE Street Team!
Each and every one of these stories is filled with magic and hope, and would make a wonderful gift to share with the young readers in your life this holiday season.
I had a great time chatting with Lauren at Travel and Write today about all the bookish things, including The Circus of Stolen Dreams, Pitch Wars, and advice for aspiring writers. Check the interview out here! -Lorelei
The Great Missing My book releases in just over a week, and I've been caught off guard more than once by emotion... many excited, happy feelings, and other feelings too--like nervousness and self-doubt. But something else has shown up as well. And that something else is a surprising resurgence of grief. You see, I wrote… Continue reading A Personal Note About The Circus of Stolen Dreams
It's time for a GIVEAWAY!!!!!!! (woohoo!) I've been dreaming for a long time about the type of pre-order giveaway I'd like to host for THE CIRCUS OF STOLEN DREAMS. I wanted it to be fun and inspiring, and, above all, I wanted it to be a meaningful 'thank you' to those who ordered my book… Continue reading Pre-Order Giveaway for THE CIRCUS OF STOLEN DREAMS!
I have hoped I would have the chance to write a "How I Got My Agent" post for a long time, and, friends, that time has come. *deep breaths* Here we go! The Role of Contests Entering pitch/mentoring contests certainly isn't a mandatory stop on the path to signing with an agent. But it is… Continue reading How I Got My Agent!