Monthly Archives: May 2007

What did you do?

TweetThe trip to New York was very, very, very good – I saw friends, had meetings, ate smoked beef tongue and went running in Central Park. And the weekend? Daughter Number Two came home with a gleam in her eye and before I knew it there was a paintbrush in my hand. We spent three […]
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Because running makes me feel like a kid

TweetThe Syracuse Susan Komen 5K race on Saturday was uplifting, inspiring, and a really good time. More than 7,500 people were there; 700 kids under the age of 12 ran in the Kids 1-Mile Race (BH and I cheered and whistled for them), several thousand did the 5K walk, and the rest of us ran […]
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Playing catch-up

TweetOK, OK, OK…. I am here and trying to catch up again. The first news of the day is very sad: Lloyd Alexander died yesterday. School Library Journal and the Washington Post have obituaries. I wish someone in Philadelphia would kick the Inquirer (Lloyd’s hometown paper) because they don’t seem to have noticed the event […]
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Whupped

TweetI was SUPPOSED to come home last night from IRA in Toronto. But a monsoon hit the airport just before I was supposed to leave. They canceled all the flights. So I made a lot of phone calls, got drenched waiting for the shuttle bus, walked into the hotel looking like something that just crawled […]
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Interviewed by Little Willow

TweetWe interrupt this revision week to tell you about the great interview of moi conducted and posted by .She also posted a very nice review of TWISTED. What do you think? In other news, Syracuse won the Golden Snowball Award. But Oswego (12 miles from my house) begs to differ. For the record, there is […]
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Word of the Week

TweetSisu. My definition: what writers need while revising.
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Talking about censorship & preparing to dive into the Pool of Revision

TweetMadison, Wisconsin and the CCBC are fun. I was there last week to talk about censorship. The first half of the workshop name. The second half. This is KT Horning, Pat Scales, and Megan Schleisman. KT Horning is the director of CCBC and has spent her career making sure there are great books for kids. […]
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Worshipping Tori Amos

TweetI have this bizarre weird fangurl/life connection with Tori Amos. First, her music is beyond ab-fab…. she is one of my favorite, favorite musicians. And she has a new album which I just bought and you might want to take a listen to: American Doll Posse. Wikipedia has some interesting stuff about the new album. […]
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River’s End Rocked

TweetStill running on the treadmill that is my life right now, so I only have time a quick update. Saturday night? River’s End Bookstore in Oswego? Yeah, there were about 200 people jam-packed into the place. I kid you not. dry_the_rain aka Jacqueline the Expert Photographer Who Moonlights As a Great Bookseller, has kindly posted […]
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