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
Me with the talented Kami Garcia The entire When Grrls Fall in Love YA panel: Moderator Sherri Smith, Veronica Wolff, me, Marissa Meyer, Holly Black, Veronica Roth and Ally Condie. Cassandra Clare was to be on the panel but had a family emergency and did not attend Comic-Con. This doesn’t
Thrillerfest started out with an epic six hour agent party at the rooftop of the Library Hotel. CJ Lyons, Barbara Poelle, Sophie Littlefield, Jamie Freveletti and me. Our YA panel moderated by the very funny R.L. Stine who kept the audience and the panelists laughing. R.L. Stine all to myself.
The next stop on the tour was Italy. I flew into Milan and a driver took me to Torino (Turin). The first surprise at this cool hotel was being given a two-room, two-bathroom suite with a private balcony overlooking a courtyard. Nice! It was cool and drizzly this year. At
When the Twilight films show in Germany, Annina Braunmiller is the voice of Bella (normally Kristin Stewart when in English). She also is the narrator for the Twilight audio books in German. And now for mine. She’ll be the narrator for the German audio book of STARTERS. I’m so excited.
This is the amazing George R.R. Martin, author of many novels, including the series behind the HBO GAME OF THRONES. We were treated to a reading of an upcoming chapter, a work in progress. The chapter ended with a character making a reference to a battle. He explained that he
I soon leave for Worldcon 2011, in Reno this year. This is a major science fiction convention for writers, readers and fans. George R.R. Martin is one of many top writers speaking. He’s giving several talks on the writing process and you can bet I’ll be there. Why am I