Miss Andre and The Norton Award

(This blog is part of the SFWA Norton Award Blog Tour.) ************* I don’t really get nervous speaking in front of crowds anymore. Public speaking is one of those skills that can be exceptionally difficult to learn, but well worth braving that initial terror to get to the other side. The biggest benefit is that when someone in an…

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My 2012 Baltimore Book Festival Schedule

It’s the time of year again — can you believe it? Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for the 2012 Baltimore Book Festival! (Sept. 28-30) I will be making appearances on Saturday and Sunday at both the Maryland Romance Writers Stage and the Science Fiction Writers of America tent. The festival is free to the pubic (though you’ll probably…

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MoA&A Interview #19: Juliette Wade

Hello, everyone! Welcome to July, and the Month of Artist and Author Interviews here on the website! Today’s interview features  one of those really good friends that I knew online long before I met her in person…but we remedied that when she came to DC to visit a few weeks ago. In one single extended lunch with our mutual…

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2011 Nebula Award Nominees Announced!

2011 Nebula Awards Nominees Announced Congrats to all the nominees! ***************** Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America is proud to announce the nominees for the 2011 Nebula Awards (presented 2012), the nominees for the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, and the nominees for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Book. Novel…

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BBF — SFWA Schedule

For those SF/F geeks, you can find the complete schedule of SFWA-related activities for the Baltimore Book Festival at this link. Just remember, Leanna and I are both booked solid from about 3pm until 7pm, which means you’ll have to hunt me down at whatever I’m doing to see me. (And if you bring a granola bar, I’ll be…

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Baltimore Book Festival

Leanna Renee Hieber and I will be teaming up with our fellow SFWA authors and participating in the Baltimore Book Festival on Saturday, September 24th. The festival is located on Charles Street in Baltimore, which will be closed to traffic for the festivities. Click here for driving directions. Click here for a list of all the fantastic presenting authors!…

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Nebula Princess

Juggling is a precious talent. It’s so much fun to see so many things flying in the air over your head. You feel so giddy when they’re up there, so proud of yourself that you have come so far and are able to do so much. In that moment, you’re on top of the world. God have mercy on…

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Nebula Weekend Mass Booksigning

Not counting last weekend’s mass WRW signing at Turn the Page in Maryland (because I wasn’t officially on the list), next weekend will be my very first booksigning in the DC area. Hooray! It’s a giant mass booksigning that the SFWA hosts every year during the Nebula Awards Weekend, wherever that happens to be. This year it’s: Friday, May…

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A Royal Update

I’m only *mostly* dead. My sinuses hated me before I hopped on the bus to NY last week, and once I got back (from Thanksgiving and visiting family 3 hours away for the weekend) I was exhausted. I bumped up the cold medicine and took lots of vitamins and turned the humidifier on high and drank lots of fluids…but…

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SFWA and OSC Signing Pics

I went to NY on Monday afternoon. Came back to DC Tuesday night and went straight to the OSC launch of Pathfinder at the Borders in DC. (I haven’t seen Scott in forever, I wasn’t going to miss that!) Wednesday morning I got up, packed, and that afternoon drove to FGB’s parents’ house near the coast. Of course, I…

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