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Mar.28.2012
Today I interview Karen DelleCava, author of realistic YA A Closer Look, which deals with a teen who has alopecia–her hair falling out. If you read the interview and leave a comment on the original post on my blog, you’ll be entered to win a copy of A Closer Look PLUS a surprise gift but “Do...
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Mar.02.2012
I hope you’ll check out my interview that YA author Catherine Ryan Hyde did with me on SCARS being censored, self-harm, the word “queer”, my reader letters, HUNTED, and more. She asked me some of the most thoughtful questions I’ve ever been asked. It was a pleasure to work...
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Feb.07.2012
My interview “Finding A Voice Through Writing” is now up on YA Stands. I hope you’ll check it out.  I talk about writing about issues I deeply care about, writing with honesty and emotion, how I got an agent, and more.
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Jan.31.2012
Today I'm interviewed on YA Beyond, where I talk about why I write, how I keep motivated, how I stay focused on my writing, and more. Hope you'll check it out. :)
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Jul.28.2011
Today I talk with YA author Shari Maurer, the author of Change of Heart. Read on to find out why Shari writes, what she likes and doesn't like about the publishing business, and more! Shari, why do you write? I think it's a challenge to create characters and the world they inhabit. Yes, it...
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Jun.14.2011
Today I talk with YA author C Lee McKenzie about her writing, her books, and more. C Lee McKenzie is the author of The Princess of Las Pulgas and Sliding On the Edge. Why do you write? I think I'm a reader who had this desire to be on the other side of that reading process. I forget who said...
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May.25.2011
Today I have a treat for you--an interview with YA author Michael Harmon--author of SKATE, LAST EXIT TO NORMAL, BRUTAL, THE CHAMBER OF FIVE, A KID FROM SOUTHIE, and UNDER THE BRIDGE. [caption id="attachment_3444" align="alignleft" width="350" caption="Author...