If you’re into reading your books in serialized format, I’ve got some thrilling (pun intended?) news for you. True Born can now be found on the Scream app. Scream is a ew and exciting way to experience your fave authors of YA/Teen paranormal, sci-fi, fantasy, thriller and more. You can access quality content from bestselling … Continue reading
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TRUE STORM LAUNCH AND YA PANEL – June 16, 2018
BOOKS WITHOUT BOUNDARIES: CROSSOVER FICTION BY YA AUTHORS YA literature is a booming market, and some YA authors have become incredibly successful as crossover authors –– authors whose books appeal to wide and diverse audiences. Don’t miss this talk with YA sci fi/fantasy authors Erin Bow, James Bow, Lena Coakley, V.S. McGrath and L.E. Sterling … Continue reading
Stuff that’s happening
ASK ME ANYTHING #AMA @REDDIT BOOKS – WEDNESDAY, MAY 9TH, 5 – 7 PM E.S.T. Bored? Looking for something to do tomorrow afternoon/evening? Well you can always stop by REDDIT BOOKS and chat with me live between 5 and 7 pm E.S.T. I’m answering questions on books, writing, the True Born Trilogy, future … Continue reading
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TRUE STORM!
Today marks a milestone: today, True Storm, third and final instalment in the True Born Trilogy, officially hits stores. Yeehaaawww! So you might be wondering: how does it feel to end a trilogy? I feel like a mother whose last baby has just gone off to college, leaving me wondering what to do with my … Continue reading
True Storm – Excerpt Reveal and Giveaway!
The hardest thing about reading trilogies is having to wait for the next book in the series. True Storm, the last novel in the True Born Trilogy, hits shelves May 1st. But my publisher, Entangled Teen, and I, wanted to drop a little tidbit before the big day. They are also sponsoring a giveaway! … Continue reading
True Storm Cover Reveal
It’s here! The cover for the third and final book of the True Born series, True Storm, is finally set to get it’s own Reveal party. Are you ready? And….here it IS! What do you think? Let me know! And I want to send a huge shout of filled with love to all my … Continue reading
A YA Manifesto
Kids are not kids.
Because kids are not kids, let’s not write Y/A books as though youth are young — and everything else that word implies: naive, lacking in experience, and requiring a certain padded version of existence. Continue reading
How to write a trilogy (in three easy steps)
A couple of weeks ago I penned the last sentence in the True Born Trilogy. Now that I’ve finished a draft of the third novel (whose title I’m not sure I’m at liberty to tell you yet – but book two, True North, is slated for release in April 2017) I feel like I’ve really … Continue reading
Writing is courage. There is first the courage of facing the blank page, and by extension, your own true self. The second is the bravery it takes to share that multiplicity of selves with others and the world, knowing that your book-selves will likely face endless rejections. Then there is the courage you need in … Continue reading
ASK ME ANYTHING! THURSDAY, MAY 5TH, 2016
TONIGHT! 7:30 PM EST – ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN WHEN YOU CAN ASK ME ANYTHING! What can nanotechnology do in the human body? How many hours did it take for me to write True Born? Can Canadians get away with writing genre fiction? What’s my favourite yoga pose? Is it just me or does William Shatner run the world? … Continue reading