As many of you have surely noticed, there is a new look around here. The long-promised new website has arrived! This is all part of the general roll-out for SUITE SCARLETT, which creeps closer and closer every day. There’s a new Scarlett page (complete with the official Hopewell Hotel logo and my interactive map [...]
Archive for March, 2008
Hello, friends. I made it. I’m at the desk in the London Office, drinking my tea.
I got two pieces of news while I was in transit. One, Girl At Sea was named one of the 2008 New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age. The second is that Girl At Sea has been named [...]
As far as I am concerned, there are two kinds of clowns in the world:
- incredibly professional artists who have worked long and hard to master an ancient and revered form of theater art, which includes extensive physical training as well as a wide repertoire of acting skills
- people who want to kill you and [...]
Things are buzzing in the mj office these days. I’ve been gearing up for the release of Suite Scarlett, working on the second Scarlett book, and preparing to leave at the end of the week to go to the UK office and then to the Bologna Book Fair. (Which I am very, very excited about.) [...]
Let him know he’s not alone.
Today, I’m going to be answering some of your questions about writing! I have somewhat mixed feelings about giving out advice, because there seems to be so much writing and publishing advice out there, much of it terrible and wrong. And I would never want to accidentally misstep and lead you astray.
But there is also [...]
When we last spoke, we were reaching the climax of Zombie Idol, and everyone was a-twitter. I also mentioned that I had some NEWS about the release of Suite Scarlett.
As I sat down today to communicate this news today, I was distracted by the door buzzer. I guess my mind was really elsewhere, because [...]