about that release date…

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I have some news! I am just going to SAY IT. ALL THE RAGE will no longer be coming out in Fall 2013. It will be coming out in Winter 2014. I know. When I release I book, this is what I want: I want to release it feeling I did the absolute best I could, regardless of how it … Read More

site relaunch & a signing, oh my!

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Hi! I am excited to welcome you to the new courtneysummers.ca! If you are reading this on a feed, you should click over and check it out! It was put together by my brother-in-law, Jarrad Gunter, and the graphics were done by his wife (and my sister!) Megan. Jarrad got to hear all about my need for minimalism and white … Read More

THIS IS NOT A TEST book trailer reveal!

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EDIT, APRIL 10th: The winner of the THIS IS NOT A TEST arc is Patricia Karounos/@patriciakar! Thank you so much everyone who took the time to enter and who helped spread the word about TINAT and its trailer! I’m so grateful. And I’m sure this won’t be the last contest, so as always, stay tuned. :) I am about to … Read More

raise your glass

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2011 was weird and painful. There is not a whole lot I want to say about it right now. Today first pass pages for THIS IS NOT A TEST arrived at my door. I went through and made my corrections, which is the last part of the process for me as an author. Next come ARCs, publication…. For my last … Read More

This is Not a Test… the cover!

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First, I’m so thrilled about the positive response THIS IS NOT A TEST has gotten since I announced it. Thank you, everyone! That was so nice. It was nervewracking revealing that it is a zombie book considering I am such a loud mouth about zombies. Anyways, in the announcement I said I was going to blog about why zombies and … Read More

Courtney, what is This is Not a Test about?

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It has been a long time since I blogged! It’s probably a bad thing I begin every blog entry with variations of this sentence. I once read that it’s terrible form to call attention to the fact you’re a bad blogger, which means I CAN’T DO ANYTHING RIGHT! But I thought I’d type something up because I’ve been making a … Read More

an interview with amy tipton, lit agent (+ a giveaway!)

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Oh, this neglected blog! Oh, the state of my inbox and all the emails I have yet to get back to. But it’s either that or Book 4 never gets written guys, so what can I say besides thank you for your patience. Despite my absence, I am totally interested in bringing you blog content when I can and I … Read More

On the Radio

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Oh man, guys. I know. I’m on a bit of an everything hiatus while I tackle revisions on Book 4, which are an intense, all-consuming thing right now. I’m behind on blogs, I won’t be able to catch up on emails for some time (but I will get back to you as soon as the book is handed in), I’m … Read More