Archive for April, 2009

I had two YA panels on Thursday last week and learned about all kinds of new books that I can’t wait to buy. Lucienne Diver’s new book, Vamped, looks like a lot of fun. I picked up a copy yesterday! Rachel Vincent and Caitlin Kittredge also have upcoming novels that will go on my must-buy list. On our panels, Melissa Marr talked about Fragile Eternity, and I grabbed one of those at the book fair! Signed to me and everything. Yes, be very, very jealous. 🙂

I also bought Marianne Mancusi’s Razor Girl, which has a post-apocolyptic …

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Okay, bear with me as I’m learning a new blogging program. 🙂 I’m SO excited to see up and running.

At the moment, I’m in Orlando, FL, attending the Romantic Times BookLovers pre-convention. Official convention starts on Wednesday. I love this convention! So much fun!

Linnea Sinclair and I taught writing seminars today on Point of View, Conflict, Grammar, and Sensuality. The sensuality panel is always a hot one, both in terms of content and differing view points. Some people are surprised and dismayed to discover that there are “adult themes” in many YA novels.

When I was younger, …

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