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November 29, 2018

What will I write this time? 

Hey, folks! This is a big time for guest blogging. This week, Matthew Winner invited the New In Nineteen-ers to take over his blog and talk about the things we discussed in our twitter chat back in October. Today, I and a few others are tal...

November 27, 2018


I first saw this back in August, and I have been waiting to show you all ever since. I am in love with Jen Corace's work, and with the design overall, which was done by Chad W. Beckerman. And it's out in the world...

November 22, 2018

So, I think I've said this here before, but in case you missed it: I have another book coming out! YAAAAAY! It's called SMALL WORLD, and the amazingly talented Jen Corace is illustrating it, and it comes out on July 2nd, 2019 from Abrams Books for Young Readers, and I...

November 21, 2018

Welcome to Cover Collection, my (mostly) weekly blog series in which I wax enthusiastic about book covers that I love and talk about what makes them work for me. This is going up on a Wednesday instead of my usual Monday because I was sick as a dog last Monday, and my...

November 5, 2018

Well! The blog has been quiet for a while. I needed a long hiatus for various reasons to do with life, and writing, and... Life. (Have I mentioned that I don't get paid to write these posts? Because…*clears throat*...time is money, friends. And these posts take time.)...

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