courtneycracked up to be, writing

So I finally printed off Cracked Up to Be and set it before my mother with a note on it that said READ ME SEYMOUR. It will be the first book of mine that she has read. So we will see how it goes. I guess she has to love it though, because she’s my mother. And I told her … Read More


courtneycracked up to be, music, volcanoes, writing

So I’m really into Tega & Sara which is strange, because for the last five or so years I thought they were just okay and couldn’t really warm to their voices and songs but then I listened to The Con like, 100 times in two days and now I’m completely hooked and I’ve ordered So Jealous and The Con from … Read More

no books for you!

courtneycracked up to be, fyi

I know I have been quiet on both the blogging and commenting front. It’s because I’ve been writing and stuff. I got editorial notes from my rockstar editor earlier in the week and while I was jotting down bits here and there, a little voice in the back of my head was going, “Remember this feeling! Remember it! This is … Read More

my book, it sold!!!

courtneycracked up to be, omg, writing

I didn’t realise how tough it could be to get really exciting news you can’t blog about until you get the okay–until I found myself on the receiving end of some really exciting news I couldn’t blog about until I got the okay. I’ve seen other people go through this and took note of the different ways in which they … Read More


courtneycracked up to be, omg, writing

I wanted to segue into this real smooth-like somehow, but 20 minutes of staring at my laptop screen has proved it impossible, so I guess I’ll just have to come right out and say it: I HAVE A LITERARY AGENT, YOU GUYS! I got ‘the call’ on the 14th, but I didn’t want to say anything until after I had … Read More