Archive for the 'Letter to Myself' Category

Letter to Myself: Kate Messner

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Yes, it’s time for another installment of the “Letter to Myself” series in which authors write letters to their younger selves giving advice, encouragement, and words of warning. Today’s letter comes from Kate Messner, author and teacher extraordinaire, whose newest novel, Sugar and Ice, was just released last week. Dear Kate-of-senior-year-in-high-school, I’m writing this letter […]

Letter to Myself: Jennifer Nielsen

Monday, November 8th, 2010

It’s time for another installment of the Letter to Myself series in which authors write letters to their younger writers selves, giving advice, encouragement, or words of warning. Today’s letter comes from my agent-mate Jennifer Nielsen whose debut novel was just released last month. Okay younger Jen, let’s deal with the practical issues first. One, […]

Letter to Myself: Courtney Rene

Monday, November 1st, 2010

Today we have another installment of the Letter to Myself series in which authors give advice, encouragement, or words of warning to their younger writer selves. Today’s letter comes from YA author Courtney Rene. Dear me: Hello.  How are you dealing with the life you have been given?  Not so great, eh?  Sometimes life is […]

Letter to Myself: Alisa Libby

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Yes, it’s time for another installment of the “Letter to Myself” series in which authors write letters to their younger writer selves giving inspiration, advice, and words of warning. Today’s letter comes from my good friend and critique partner, YA author Alisa Libby. Dear me as a writing major in college: 1. That novel you […]

Letter to Myself: Janice Hardy

Monday, October 4th, 2010

It’s Monday, which means it’s time for another installment of the “Letter to Myself” series in which authors write letters to their younger writer selves giving encouragement, advice, and words of warning. Today’s letter comes from YA fantasy author Janice Hardy whose second book, BLUE FIRE, comes out tomorrow — congrats, Janice! Dear Younger Me, […]

Letter to Myself

Monday, September 27th, 2010

I’m so excited the Letter to Myself series has continued for this long. At first I wasn’t sure if anyone would even want to take part. The series isn’t over yet — I’ll post more letters as they trickle in — but since I didn’t have one lined up for today, I thought I’d take […]

Letter to Myself: Adam Rex

Monday, September 20th, 2010

It’s time for another installment of the “Letter to Myself” series in which authors write letters to their younger writers selves giving encouragement, advice, and words of warning. Today’s letter comes from one of my favorite author/illustrators, the hilarious Adam Rex. Dear Younger Me, DON’T READ YOUR REVIEWS. I hope I’ve caught you early enough. […]

Letter to Myself: Jennifer R. Hubbard

Monday, September 13th, 2010

That’s right, it’s time for another installment of the “Letter to Myself” series in which authors write letters to their younger writers selves giving encouragement, advice, and words of warning. Today’s letter comes from YA author, and all-around lovely person, Jennifer R. Hubbard. Dear younger self: You know that sale you made while you were […]

Letter to Myself: Denise Jaden

Monday, September 6th, 2010

It’s time for the next installment of the “Letter to Myself” series in which authors write letters to their younger selves giving advice, encouragement, or words of warning. Today’s letter comes from YA author Denise Jaden whose debut novel, LOSING FAITH, comes out tomorrow. Congrats, Denise! Dear Young and Naïve Denise, Pay attention! When your […]

Letter to Myself: Jo Knowles

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Here is the next installment of the “Letter to Myself” series in which authors write letters to their younger writer selves giving encouragement, advice, or words of warning. Today’s letter comes from YA author Jo Knowles. I have the pleasure of knowing Jo personally, and I can tell you she is just as warm and […]