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Tuesday
Jan252011

Interview: writing distractions, what I have in common with DROUGHT's MC

Many thanks to The Book Swarm for a great interview! Learn what distracts me the most when I'm writing (no, it's not my kindergartener), what I have in common with DROUGHT's main character, and what happened the ONE time I caught a fish... plus more!

Friday
Jan212011

In the DC area? Come hear me speak on Feb 6

I'm pleased to be speaking at the Bethesda, MD library on Sunday, February 6 at 2 PM. I will be giving an informal introduction to my background, my work and inspirations. And there will  be plenty of time for Q&A too. The presentation will be open to the public, so please do come if you are interested!

The Bethesda Library is located at 7400 Arlington Rd, Bethesda, MD.

Friday
Jan212011
Interview: sleepover over at Myra McEntire's!

Fellow Egmont USA author Myra McEntire hosts me in a fabulously fun interview today at her blog--a virtual "sleepover"!. Find out how I like my marshmallows cooked, what movie and album I'd bring to the sleepover, and lots of other quirky fun questions.

Thursday
Jan202011

Interview: why is DROUGHT relevant and what inspired it?

Come on over to Reading Rocks and check out an interview with me. Find out why I think DROUGHT matters to YA readers, what inspired the story, and more!

Tuesday
Jan182011

Free & Extensive CANDOR discussion guide available for download

If you are thinking of using CANDOR in the classroom, you may download this student discussion guide and teacher discussion guide, courtesy of School Street Media.