Funky Werepig Slumber Party Rebroadcast

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone in the US! In honor of these last few days of HERO being TMV Cafe’s BOOK OF THE MONTH, The Funky Werepig is rebroadcasting our infamous Princess Alethea Slumber Party Interview tomorrow night at 9pm! Set your watch/phone/timer/TARDIS…and if you missed it the first time, be sure to tune in! (CLICK HERE TO BOOKMARK THE LINK)…

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Rochester Teen Book Fest (TBF) Lineup!

Next year’s TBF (May, Rochester NY) is going to be AMAZING and I can’t WAIT. I’m so honored to be a pert of this all-star lineup!      Laurie Halse Anderson      Jay Asher      Jonathan Auxier      Leigh Bardugo      Charles Benoit      Cecil Castellucci      Joelle Charbonneau      Alexandra Coutts      Gina Damico      Simone Elkeles      Kami Garcia      Lisa Greenwald      Ellen Hopkins      A. S. King      Alethea…

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Enchanted is WBN’s Book of the Day!

World Book Night might not be here until April 23rd…but that doesn’t mean the World Book Night folks can’t celebrate every day until then! Today, Enchanted has been selected as the Book of the Day. All day today on the WBN Facebook page and the WBN Twitter account (@wbnamerica / #BookOfTheDay), we will be celebrating ENCHANTED. Stop by, spread…

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“Black Hole Sun” on Cast of Wonders

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Kelli Owen and I wrote an epistolary story about two teens–best friends with complications–at the end of the world. A teen-angsty-apocalyptic-sci-fi…sort of. But I will tell you this — it makes a REALLY FUN podcast. Thank you Cast of Wonders! The story is narrated by Graeme Dunlop and Michelle…

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How a Cat Creates an Online Presence

The Cat in this scenario is Cat Rambo, my Technicolor-haired friend, fellow writer, and mistress of the internet. She has just released a book called CREATING AN ONLINE PRESENCE. I get asked a lot about what advice I would give to writers, newbies and professionals alike. While my answers rarely stray from “Never Stop Writing” and “Finish What You…

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The Thirteenth Christmas

This is a tough post to write, but it must be done. As Thanksgiving approaches, and more of my beloved friends and family start digging out their Christmas storage boxes and playing music as they decorate their homes, I start getting messages about my Christmas CDs. Back in 2001, I didn’t know what to get all my new friends…

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Nominate Princess Alethea…for everything!

Okay…not *everything*. But I am happy to report that I have more than one work this year eligible for award nominations! Yay! * Best Novel /Andre Norton Award HERO (Fantasy, YA) — Second in the Woodcutter Sisters series of fairy tale mash-up novels. (Think “Once Upon a Time” meets “The Princess Bride”) Saturday Woodcutter is a girl with a…

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