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Pitch Wars Mentor Wish List 2016

Hey Readers 🙂 Or should I say Pitch Wars Warriors *grins* If you’re here, it’s likely to view my wishlist (mwahahaha) but first, a little about me: I love Once Upon A Time, although as with all the shows I watch, I’m severely behind I participated in Pitch Wars in 2014. I was one of Marieke… Read more »

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2014 Debut Author Bash: Rachel Searles (Guest Post + Giveaway)

Hi Y’all! Welcome to my stop on the 2014 Debut Author Bash!!! I’m super excited to be hosting Rachel Searles, author of The Lost Planet (such an amazing MG adventure). And, because I LOVE book recommendations, Rachel has been so kind to share with us some of her favorite MG reads. First, here’s the drool-worthy… Read more »

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Flashback Friday: Cirque Du Freak series by Darren Shan

Happy Friday!! Today is the first official Flashback Friday 🙂 What’s Flashback Friday?? Well, the full story can be read here (& you should read it), but it’s a weekly meme meant to highlight books published at least 2 years ago that are on your to-reads (that you never got to) or that you read… Read more »

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DIRT DIARY Blog Tour: Author Anna Staniszewski on the inspiration behind the story!

Happy Saturday! –Boy am I glad to be home, TEXAS!!! *clears throat* Today the wonderful Anna Staniszewski, author of the hilarious My Very UnFairy Tale Life series (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 2011-2013), is here to talk about the inspiration behind The Dirt Diary, her newest book (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, January 2014). Title: The Dirt Diary Paperback: 256 pages Publication… Read more »

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What’s Up Wednesday!

(So pretty!) It’s What’s Up Wednesday time!  What’s What’s Up Wednesday?  Well… It’s this super cool awesome weekly meme started by Jaime Morrow and Erin Funk.  If you want to participate you should link your What’s Up Wednesday posts to the list on Jaime’s blog so that we can all stop by and say, “Hi!” What I’m Reading I’m finishing up REBOOT… Read more »

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A Visit from Literary Agent Erin Murphy

Last Thursday my Writing For Children class had the honor of being visited by Literary Agent Extraordinare–who’s also the agent of the course professor, Susan Meyer–Erin Murphy!!! YES. It was phenomenal. (Also she was wearing yellow & blue, #classcolors) To give a bit of background information, Erin Murphy is one of the top children’s literary… Read more »

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What’s Up Wednesday!!!

It’s What’s Up Wednesday time!  What’s What’s Up Wednesday?  Well… It’s this super cool awesome weekly meme started by Jaime Morrow and Erin Funk.  If you want to participate you should link your What’s Up Wednesday posts to the list on Jaime’s blog so that we can all stop by and say, “Hi!” What I’m Reading THIS: Haha, not really. I need… Read more »

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What’s Up Wednesday!

Good (super early) Morning!  Welcome to What’s Up Wednesday!  Since I missed last week’s post I’m going to be going over things, in a concise way, from the past two weeks. What I’m Reading Prep School Confidential by Kara Taylor.  It comes out July 30, 2013 from St. Martin’s Griffin.  I’ve had this book on my… Read more »

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July TCWT Blog Chain

Good Afternoon Readers 🙂  I’m here today as a part of the TCWT July Blog Chain.  I can honestly say this is one of the best characterization exercises I’ve ever done, all my characters are going to a therapy session now (yes, even…especially you Aziza).  The prompt is below, enjoy the scene!  Oh an btw,… Read more »

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New Books!!!

(pure joy) I love new books!!!   New books bring new excitement and adventure(s). For instance, today I went by my college mailroom and came back with my ARC of PODs. I’ll be participating in Spencer Hill Press’ blog tour of PODs.  You can look forward to my review of the book on June 5th…. Read more »