About a month ago, I wrote a blog entry called How to Write a Book. I wrote it on a hot July day in England, a deadline barreling down on me. I had been sitting at the same table, staring at my computer for what felt like nine years. So I decided to write exactly [...]
Archive for August, 2006
Every once in a while, I have to do a bit of a roundup and get some information out there! I have a book coming out, and there are things you need to know. Having done this, I can then go back to my normal rambling bloggy self.
THE 12 DAYS OF DEVILISH
Devilish hits stores in [...]
There are a lot of great things about being an author. One of the biggest and greatest is that you get to meet and spend time other authors. I spent the other day with Scott Westerfeld and Justine Larbalestier.
If you know anything about YA, you already know Scott and Justine are pretty much a [...]
I like Meg Cabot’s blog. I read it all the time. The other day, she wrote about how it’s back-to-college time, and gave some great tips on how to avoid pervs. This is all very sound advice.
It made me think of my own college days, and the various and sundry characters I met. College was [...]
The last few days have been a nearly endless succession of planes, trains, automobiles . . . with the occasional coach and ferry stuck in there. I have been in more lines and departure lounges in the last four days alone than I think I’ve been in in the last six months.
I woke up [...]
I am sorry to have been so silent the last few days. That is about to end, my friends. I was finishing a draft (as you may have noticed) and then I left to come here. Yes, it’s the Italy Desk. I’ve spent the last few days drinking fine wine, eating too much, and leaping [...]