Tag: YA novel

Book Launch Afterward (III)

Thanks to all the friends, neighbours, writers and readers who came out to the launch of my new releases on Sunday. It’s always touching to see so much community support, and it’s great to celebrate the birth of my new books, All Good Children and… Continue Reading “Book Launch Afterward (III)”

Book Launch – the Missing Fable

Writers, readers, book-buyers, teens and tweens in Canada’s national capital region on Sunday, October 30th, head over to Aylmer (Gatineau, Quebec) to celebrate the release of my two fall titles: 26 Tips for Surviving Grade 6, a middle-grade comedy from Lorimer, and All Good Children,… Continue Reading “Book Launch – the Missing Fable”

What’s New Wednesday…

No, it’s not Wednesday, but since I’m two weeks late in posting this, what’s another day for the sake of alliteration? Usually I skip What’s New Wednesdays because not much is new. This time I had lots to post but couldn’t, due to a computer explosion. (Literally. A… Continue Reading “What’s New Wednesday…”

Intrinsic Motivation Running Out

I have to drag myself to the keyboard to finish drafting my new teen novel, Across the Water (a sequel to All Good Children, forthcoming Fall 2011 from Orca Book Publishers). It’s not that I can’t figure out the ending. It’s that I know what horror awaits me in revising… Continue Reading “Intrinsic Motivation Running Out”

Fall Faves

Writing isn’t going so well for me just now–I’m scattered among different projects and I keep going back and forth between two possible plot directions in my sequel to All Good Children. Not good. I don’t like writing blind. I don’t want to whine — that’s why I haven’t… Continue Reading “Fall Faves”

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