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4 10, 2017

Natl Book Award Shortlist 2017

By | 2017-10-04T15:07:18+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Inklings|0 Comments

The National Book Award shortlist in Young People’s Literature has been announced (chuffed to see VCFA WCYA represented twice!): American Street, by Ibi Zoboi Clayton Byrd Goes Underground, by Rita Williams-Garcia Far from the Tree, by Robin Benway I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, by Erika L. Sánchez What Girls Are Made Of, by Elana K. Arnold PS. The links take you to the

3 10, 2017

YA Scavenger Hunt

By | 2017-10-04T14:46:04+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Inklings|10 Comments

Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors...and a chance to win some awesome prizes! At this hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from each author, you also get a clue

1 09, 2017

Plotcasters Podcast: Craft Notes & Story Structure

By | 2017-09-21T04:24:44+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Inklings, podcasts|0 Comments

I'm excited (and terrified) to announce a new podcast – Plotcasters – in which I to share craft notes, lessons on plot structure, and eventually, interviews with fellow writers. Three episodes are posted (3-Act Structure, Sticky Note Plotting Part, & Stick Note Plotting Part B). Feedback so far is been great (and terrifying), and I hope the podcast will be

3 07, 2017

Giveaway! UNCANNY Arcs!

By | 2017-07-03T17:09:10+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Inklings|1 Comment

Win an ARC of UNCANNY! You cannot hear the Shadowless when her breath is in your ear. You cannot see the Shadowless when she raises up her shears... Melding elements of witchcraft, history, and magic, UNCANNY follows a Willow Jane, who on her 16th birthday begins to witness supernatural events, including evil spirits rising from the dead and time inexplicably