Archive for the 'Blog Tour' Category

Prank List Launch Recap

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

The Prank List blog tour continues with an interview in which I share the “secret” of writing quickly, an interview about creating a baking landscape, an interview that includes tips on writing humor, and a guest post about having multiple writing personas. In other news, check out this snippet from a lovely review of The… Read more »

How to Write When You Don’t Feel Like It

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

This week on the PRANK LIST blog tour: I share my messy bookshelves with the world (including my Star Wars ones) and I talk about using picture book techniques in novels.  I’ll be honest. There are days when I should be writing but just don’t feel like it. I’m sure I’m not the only one… Read more »

EMLA Spotlight: Revenge of the Flower Girls

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

The blog tour for The Prank List continues! I was interviewed by Vonna Carter about creating the story, I shared the inside scoop on the inspiration behind the book, and I did an interview that includes a giveaway of a signed copy. Back in May when I was at my agency retreat, I was reminded of how lucky I am… Read more »

Upcoming Events: Cupcake Edition

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

The Prank List blog tour continues with a look at the business side of writing: “I Sold My Book: Now What?” and “What to Expect After the Sale.” And I talk about the process of writing The Prank List, including some terrible jobs I’ve had in my life. Also, if you’re need of a creative… Read more »

Revision Takes Bravery

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

The Prank List blog tour continues! This week, I talk about the Dirt Diary series and share three of my favorite food-related books. I will be the first to admit that I’m not a very brave person. I usually hate taking risks and stepping out of my comfort zone. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what you have… Read more »

Hopping and Retreating

Monday, May 19th, 2014

I’m off at my literary agency’s annual retreat this week, but in my absence I wanted to share something fun. I was tagged in a blog hop last week by Dionna L. Mann that’s meant to give you a glimpse into my writing. First a little bit about Dionna, and then on to my answers… Read more »

Never Stop Asking “So What?”

Friday, October 11th, 2013

The unofficial MY SORT OF FAIRY TALE ENDING blog tour begins! If you have a minute, swing by Katie Carroll’s blog where I talk about How to Write Middle Grade Fiction in Two Simple Steps. Yup, it’s that easy. 😉 As I’ve been work on planning out my next project, I’ve been trying to do… Read more »