Tag Archives: YA literature

Coming to a bookstore near you!

    It has been KILLING me to keep this under wraps for the last couple weeks, so I am BEYOND stoked to finally make this announcement: My debut YA novel — JILLIAN CADE: (fake) PARANORMAL INVESTIGATOR — will come … Continue reading

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No NaNoWriMo.

For those of you who don’t know, NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, and it starts today.  It’s a very cool idea with a very cool website right here.  The idea is that, during the month of November, you … Continue reading

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A postscript to the tale of the magical jeans.

After this and this and that, I am compelled to offer up this brief postscript: a group of really hilarious YA authors (I aspire to be them) have their very own pair of magical pants.  To be specific, The Twitterhood … Continue reading

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Last week’s research

I mentioned here how the road to completion of a manuscript can often lead you to unexpected places… like the world’s most expensive coffee.  Last week, I kept a list of things I looked up intentionally for my WIP.  Here is … Continue reading

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Wiki Golf

Has anyone heard of Wiki Golf?  It’s a game.  Goofy, but kinda cute.  The idea is that you try to get from one subject to another on Wikipedia in the least amount of clicks.  It’s like a broader, online version … Continue reading

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