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  • Are You Doing NaNoWriMo? - I am. Well, I suppose not technically, but I am using this month (National Novel Writing Month) to step outside my comfort zone and plunge ahead in my next novel (yes, I am working on one—something totally new and different … Continue reading
  • Wildflower advance reader copies WILDFLOWER advance copies are IN! - Dearest Franks n’ Beans, Over at Kathryn Williams Headquarters (aka, my couch), we have some exciting news. Last year, you might remember, I co-launched a new YA book packager called Aerial.  We sold our first series concept, Wildflower, to Poppy … Continue reading
  • book-paperback-sewn-glued Pizza, Love, and Other Stuff – Now Cheaper and Bendier! - Dearest Lobster Rolls, It has been quite the summer! First, I spent six weeks continuing to pursue my MFA degree (Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing) at one of my favorite places on earth, Hogwarts Sewanee, basically summer camp … Continue reading
  • logo NYC Teen Author Festival: THIS Weekend! - Dearest Tapioca Pearls, My third big announcement for 2013: I am elated to be a part of the NYC Teen Author Festival this year! It’s organized by one of my favorite YA authors, David Levithan, and the list of authors … Continue reading
  • Announcements So Many Things - Dearest Licorice Sticks (the red kind, obv), First of all, welcome back to my NOT hacked website! Sorry if you tried to stop by and it was unavailable or worse. Sheesh. Go crack a code or something and leave my … Continue reading
  • Charleston YA book festival YALLFest, or the Freshman at the Senior Prom - Dear Crawfish Cakes, My friend has a saying when she’s about to embark on something new and fun and kind of scary: “I’m nervous but excited.” (Okay, it’s not really a “saying” as much as something she says a lot, … Continue reading
  • VideoThumb01 Come “Behind-the-Scenes” of the Pizzapalooza Tour with my NEW video! - Dearest Baby Goudas, I am so, so, so, sooooooooo (got it?) excited to share this new video with you. I was going to hang onto it for the Southern Festival of Books or Teen Read Week, but I just can’t … Continue reading
  • SFOB Southern Festival of Books - Dearest turtle bars, I found out my panel for the Southern Festival of Books, and I am super excited because it is with…. … the fabulous Melissa Walker! Come hear us talk about “Matters of the Heart: Writing Romance Novels … Continue reading
  • 06_parnassus_reading Pizzapalooza Continues… - Dearest pretzel bites, Between grad school, a writers’ conference, the book release, and a trek up to Maine, the last month (summer, really) has been kind of a whirlwind. Over two weeks in August and September, I spoke to students … Continue reading
  • katherine and classes 097 Pizzapalooza Tour Kicks Off - Dearest Pistachio Nuts I’m off to Memphis to speak to St. Mary’s and St. Agnes (yep, it’s a double header), but I just wanted to share some pics and updates from my last two events. On Monday, I talked to … Continue reading