Today's pair of time-sensitive links for writer: From Fusenews: Rights, Radicals, and Rex, T. Nominations begin in September for the Thurber House writer-in-residence program. For more information, contact Patricia Shannon, Director of Children's Programming, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration for Kindling Words East and West opens September 6, 2008. The East writers strand will feature Nancy Werlin. The West writers strand features
I've been blog hopping, and these caught my eye: Harry Keeps on Slipping, Slipping, Slipping, Into the Future - A Fuse #8 Production - Blog on School Library Journal mediabistro.com: GalleyCat: Isobelle Jade, the self-published model scored a deal with HC UK, sends info about "how to pitch your book when you're broke...." EA disses science fiction: Editorial Anonymous At
Beware: Blatant Self-Promotion Ahead! 1. Julie Prince has posted an interview with me about Soul Enchilada at YA Books Central. 2. professornana has posted the first official review of Soul Enchilada. Excerpt: "Bug is no damsel in distress (and she would be the first to hit you upside the head for thinking that) but she cannot win without some assistance.
It's August 1st, time to announce the winner of the Candy Heart ARC Contest. The winner will receive both a signed copy of the ARC of Soul Enchilada and a 1:18 scale model of a 1958 Cadillac Biarritz (it's bigger than it looks in the pic). In all there were 25 excellent entries. The Teen Judges Three had a difficult