A really great year at the LJWC! Here’s bestselling author Andrew Peterson and I team teaching “The Villain Drives the Story.” This was so much fun. I’ve never done a PowerPoint presentation with another author like this before, but it was a big success with a lot of positive feedback.
I enjoyed meeting librarians and seeing my fellow YA and MG authors at the CLA signing last week. I was sitting next to two terrific writers, Sherri Smith and Catherine Linka. The poster below me is the Thai version of Starters next to Enders in the poster. Don’t you love
Immediately after the CLA conference signing, I am heading down to the 15th annual LJWC. You may remember I gave a keynote there last year. I love seeing many of the returning students and meeting new ones. This year I’m teaching my Query 911 again, where I discuss recent successful queries that
I’ll be signing at the CLA Conference at the Pasadena Convention Center Exhibit Hall, this Friday from 12:30 to 1:30pm only. I’ll be there with a select group of amazing YA authors and friends. If you’re attending, stop by to say hi and take any swag for your readers. This is the 117th Annual Conference
If you’re in NYC next week, come say hi. I’ll be at Thrillerfest from Wednesday to early Sunday. On Friday night, July 10, at 7pm, I’ll be on The Thrill of YA Panel at McNalley Jackson Books with Elle Cosimano, Megan Miranda and Victoria Schwab, three wonderful YA authors who write
Went to my first RT Convention earlier this month and got to meet one of my YA author heroes, Scott Westerfeld. I love his Uglies series which is long overdue to be a film. He’s just remarkably talented. Here we are, with his spouse, Justine Larbalestier, the author of many novels and
Next week, this is where I’ll be. If you are attending, come and see me. It’s my first time there and I’m going to listen to some panels from people like Mark Coker and Neil Thompson. They get the best of the best for this convention. And it is going
Erika Jelinek, our outstanding moderator with our humble superstar Francesca Lia Block, Nicole Maggi, Lisa Gail Green and me. Really smart women, all. A lively, fun panel with a great audience at the fabulous Vromans Bookstore.
A couple of screen grabs from the new STARTERS trailer from Poland (because it publishes there today). I have a page on this site with some of the Starters trailers from my various publishers. To see the new live-action one by my newish publisher, Albatros Media, go here to see the trailer.