Monthly Archives: June 2008

i’m alive and are you ready to write tomorrow?

Tweet Not only am I alive, but the combined efforts of the OfficeMouse and the AppleGenius drove the demons out of my laptop. All vital signs are stable, no data lost. Right now I’m in the John Wayne airport (which makes me laugh every time I say it), waiting for the plane home. I’ll get […]
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Technical Difficulties

TweetOfficeMouse here. Laurie is currently having problems with her laptop. We think her backlight has died, but she is on the phone now with the Apple Genius trying to fix the issue. There is a possibility that she will not be able to keep you updated on the latest happenings at ALA. Thank you for […]
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i wasn’t joking

Tweet This was where I worked until the sun chased me inside. Notice the toe peeking just above the screen of the laptop.
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left coast scribbling

TweetThe trip out to Anaheim was lovely and uneventful. They even gave us free crackers on the plane. My ALA whirlwind doesn’t start until this evening, so I am sneaking in writing time while I can. Poolside. Coated in sunscreen, sitting in the shade, but, yeah, I’m lounging next to what I think is a […]
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bird house

Tweet He’s still here.
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crazy goldfinch, writing process questions & ALA schedule

TweetWe have a male goldfinch who thinks our house is a romantic rival. Seriously. For three days, he has been flying up to the building and attacking it with his beak. He is most persistent. I’ve heard him muttering: She’s mine, I say, MINE. get away, you fool. Don’t you see your quest for her […]
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Mad Woman in the Strawberry Patch

TweetSo here is the The Very Nearly Perfect Thing I was talking about last week. Be sure to hang around for the credits.
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Restating Book Trailer Contest Rules

TweetThere have been a couple of questions about my Hot Summer Twisted/Speak Book Trailer Contest, so I thought I would restate the rules and clarify a few points. Here goes: 1. Create a book trailer for SPEAK or TWISTED. You may not use clips or images from the SPEAK movie (it is copyrighted, that’s why). […]
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A slight delay…

TweetYesterday was a loooooooong day that stretched into the night, and I still didn’t get everything done that I had hoped. So my post about The Very Nearly Perfect Thing will be a little delayed. I think I’ll make a video to explain it and hope to put it up late today or tomorrow. First, […]
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Want to Hang Out With Me Tonight?

TweetTomorrow I will write about The Very Nearly Perfect Thing That Is Happening Today. But fear not! I have a number of Totally Excellent things to write about today, including information on hanging out with me at 9 PM (EST) tonight. Totally Excellent Thing #1: The School Library Journal has a wonderful online teen newsletter […]
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