o hai

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I know, I know. Bad blogger. I’m dealing with an unexpected event right now and it’s an ongoing thing. No worries, but I’ve had and have to prioritize accordingly. Life, dudes. Life. I’ve spent the majority of this week trying to get back on the ball. So far getting back on the ball has involved copying and pasting all the … Read More

Shift

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Some Girls Are is now available for pre-order on amazon, amazon.ca and chapters! It looks like it’s coming out January 5th, 2010–the same day as Alyson Noel’s third installment in The Immortals series. Very cool! SGA was also listed in Publishers Weekly’s Spring 2010 Sneak Previews, along with quite a few other books I’m really looking forward to reading. Meanwhile, … Read More

Dani Noir Winners & Other Stuff

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First, many thanks to everyone who entered my Dani Noir contest! Not only am I thrilled at the number of people who are interested in this fab fab fab book, all of your answers were winningly Rita-esque. So winningly Rita-esque, in fact, I’m thrilled I didn’t have to judge them and pick an actual winner. Too hard! So after I … Read More

Imagine a Book

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I’m still hard at work on Book 3, which still doesn’t have an amusing working title for this blog (although GagaPants, as suggested by Emily, does have a certain irresistible quality about it), and while the love for the story remains, it is edging toward Getting Harder territory. Oh, progress! This is what Book 3 looks like so far: One … Read More

Operation Toto’s Africa

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So I just want to share my latest accomplishment with you all: Mindi Scott, whose debut novel will be published by Simon Pulse in 2010 (can’t wait!), told me she heard Toto’s Africa and thought of me. Other people have said this to me as well. IT’S BECOME A THING! And that makes me so happy! In fact, the latest … Read More

a good little guy

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It’s a hard thing to lose a pet. Yesterday, Runny, our eldest degu, passed away. He was almost six years old. In those six years, that small little guy became a big part of our family. We’ve been looking after him for 24/7 these last two weeks and there was a point he seemed to really be improving, but he … Read More