release dates & delicious food

courtneyfall for anything, food, fyi, omg

This always happens: every time I say more news will be forthcoming, I write it under the assumption that news won’t be forthcoming until like many weeks later, and then the NEXT DAY it forthcomes. Book news is determined to make a fool out of me or force me to blog more often, I don’t know. If you follow me … Read More

some things to know

courtneyfall for anything, fyi, some girls are (your mom)

Last week totally got away from me! AND ALL THE REST ARE ABOUT TO. The winner of the Teri Hall giveaway was Jess and she was notified last week. Congrats, Jess! I hope you enjoy The Line as much as I did! And thanks to the rest of you for entering–I hope you’ll check the book out. It’s so worth … Read More

Your Favourite Scary Movie(s)!

courtneyfyi, movies

Recently, on The Twitter (as this octagonarian likes to call it), The Emily (as this octogenarian likes to call her) was asking around for SCARY movie suggestions because it is getting to be that time of year again. You know. OCTOBER. I guess October is a pretty good month for watching horror movies. Why is this, I wonder? Please note: … Read More

For Book Bloggers Interested in Some Girls Are…

courtneyfyi, some girls are (your mom)

As of September 8th, 2009, the list of interested bloggers has been passed along to my publicist. From this point forward, if you are interested in a review copy of Some Girls Are, please contact my publicist directly. Her information can be found in the contact section. Thanks everyone, for getting in touch! NOTE: Please be aware, I can’t promise/guarantee … Read More

exemption by forwarding

courtneyfyi, movies, people

Head’s up, peoples: I’m excited to report that I’ll be guest-blogging over at FinePrint agent Colleen Lindsay’s blog, The Swivet! Here is my introduction and here is my first guest-blog, which is about how I got my agent. I’ll be talking shop–about writing YA and getting published–so check it out! (Can I just say I feel kind of funny telling … 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


courtneyfyi, personal

Well, Monday has set the tone for a pretty sad week. Our littlest budgie passed away yesterday night. It was a bit of a shock and needless to say, I want a do-over or a time machine. Pets are family here and it’s going to be weird not having him around. It already is. He had a big personality for … Read More



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