the wsj thing

courtneyopinion, writing, young adult lit

This WSJ article. When the link first started showing up in my twitter feed, I was like, “Oh dear, another misinformed person saying dumb things about YA? This seems to be happening a lot lately.” Or, to paint a clearer picture, I was all like: Then I read the article. First I was all like: You know? Listening to my … Read More

cover madness

courtneybooks, cracked up to be, opinion, young adult lit

Everytime someone says something like, “I can’t wait to see your cover, Courtney!” I die a little inside. But in a good way. Everyone who has held a conversation with me for longer than five minutes knows I’m crazy excited about that far-off point in the future where I’ll get to see the face of my book. Add to the … Read More