Category Archives: young adult

Dream Boy Blog Tour: The Launch

We laughed. We yelled. We teased. We listened to each other sound off about flooded basements and tricky freelance assignments and sick cats and crazy people. We tramped around the woods and solved a few (but by no means all) … Continue reading

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Genre Jumper: Kate Ormand aka Kate Louise

In the months ahead, the UK’s┬áKate Ormand will be publishing books in different kid lit genres, but unless you look closely, you won’t realize that. That’s because Kate is publishing under two different names. Her dystopian YA, Dark Days, can … Continue reading

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Writing with a partner

Lots of you have asked me what it was like to write a book with a partner, so Mary and I thought we’d make a few videos that would give you some idea. The snow day this week gave That … Continue reading

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Teen ’14

Last October, I went to the library and made a bunch of new friends. I could wax poetic and talk about books, and how books become your friends, and how they’re always waiting for you at the library, but this … Continue reading

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Genre Jumper: Deborah Heiligman

Though she’s been writing for a long time, the first book I read of Deborah Heiligman’s was Intentions, which won the Sydney Taylor Book Award for Teen Readers last year. If you’ve read it, you know how different it is … Continue reading

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