It's not running around East Berlin unraveling a Cold War mystery of time, history and magic but it's been quite a week here for The Girl with the Red Balloon! First, I've sold my first foreign rights! The Girl with the Red Balloon has sold to DarkSide in Brazil. What does this mean? It means that … Continue reading A Busy Week for The Girl with the Red Balloon
Oh my gosh, I'm getting this up on the right day. Wait. It *is* Wednesday, right? I have the days of my week right? Does that tell you how my WIP is going? Or my life? I'm just about 8 days out from release (and Amazon seems to be shipping early) so my brain's a … Continue reading WIP Wednesdays (And It’s Actually Wednesday This Time!)
REVISION PASSES. It’s time for the second post in my Revision Is My Favorite blog series! The last time we talked, I was like “Oh sure, here’s my reverse outlining process and it’ll only take me a week to do this!” And here we are. Three weeks later. Sometimes books are hard, y’all. So it … Continue reading Revision is My Favorite: Step Two
I hate first drafts. I love revising. First drafts are like where you dump the puzzle on the table and it's 1500 pieces and you're having regrets, and how much do you really want to put the pieces together to see a picture of a mountain and a lake anyway? Revision is where the picture starts to … Continue reading Revision Is My Favorite: Step One
In six months, THE GIRL WITH THE RED BALLOON, my Young Adult debut, will be hitting shelves at a bookstore near you (and online, from the usual retailers, as both a physical book and as an e-book!). And I am SO excited to share this book with you. This is the book of my heart. … Continue reading The Girl with the Red Balloon Cover Reveal! Pre-Order Links! Giveaways! It’s Happening!