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I answered some fun interview questions over here at Adventures in Y.A. Publishing, including what advice I’d pass on to other writers, what I’m working on now, and what I hope readers take away from my books. If you’re looking for a giveaway… we’ve got one! You can win a copy of Avenged here; move quickly – the giveaway ends soon!  ...

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Launch Day for Avenged!


Posted on Feb 28, 2017 |

It’s incredible that this day is here. It seems like almost yesterday I was celebrating signing the contract for the trilogy… and now the trilogy is drawing to a close. I’m proud of this series, excited for it to find a new readership, really pleased that I stretched as a writer and wrote a narrative that plays out over three books, with three different narrators. Avenged is Eleanor Darrow’s book; she’s a...

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I wanted to share this wonderful interview with blogger Jorie of Jorie Loves a Story (great rhyming title, eh?). What I love about this format is that it isn’t just straight question and answer; Jorie includes a little rejoinder to each of my responses before moving on. It makes for a really nice, intimate interview. I’m so grateful that Jorie took the time to come up with such specific questions. I hope you’ll enjoy...

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Windswept Hair Giveaway


Posted on Oct 12, 2016 | 4 comments

I’m so excited to join with two other authors for a Windswept Hair Giveaway. We all shared the same girl on our book jacket, so we found each other and joined forces. We owe huge thanks to blogger Erin Davies of Flashlight Commentary, who first posted here about the book jackets featuring this same model. Whether the wind blows east or west through your hair, you’ll find a great story. Haunted by Lynn Carthage is about an...

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So…I have to be there! Can’t not go when it’s a blowout. I’ll be participating in the California Library Association & Bay Area Young Adult Librarians’ YA Author Blowout (meet & greet and book signing) during the CLA Conference in Sacramento on Friday, November 4th from 12 to 1:30 p.m. This event will take place in the main exhibit hall. Hope to see you there? Hair all awesome and blown out? +...

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Inspiration


Posted on Aug 14, 2016 |

  I saw this photograph of a French chateau in the Wall Street Journal Magazine and taped it above my desk for inspiration while I was working on Betrayed. I think it’s important to have visual cues to provide atmosphere. I also culled images from my many books about Versailles. This particular image is the main entrance to a chateau in the French city of Pouy-sur-Vannes. The photo’s caption states that it’s...

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