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Archive for August, 2012

BEFORE YOU GO reviewed in The New York Times Sunday Book Review

Friday, August 24th, 2012 Posted in Before You Go | 3 Comments »


I'm stepping out from under my self-imposed Cone of Silence . . . . . . to share the happy news that my new Young Adult novel, Before You Go, will be reviewed in the upcoming New York Times Sunday Book ...

Summer Hiatus: This Is How I Want Writing to Feel

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 Posted in Current Events, the writing process | No Comments »


I should have written this post a month ago. My apologies for that, dear dwindling Nation of Readers. I'm taking a break this summer. Have been, actually. The honest truth: I have this nagging sense that it's a net-positive (hee-hee, clever that) ...