Monthly Archives: April 2010
TweetI’ll be busy at the New York SLMS conference, hanging with awesome librarians, and (rumor has it) picking up the Knickbocker Award, which I am stoked about. Details and pics later, I promise. Be sure to squeeze in some poetry today and make time to hug a librarian!!!!
TweetIt is snowing outside right now. No, I’m not kidding. This is why I haven’t transplanted my seedlings yet.
Tweet::cues drummers::Are you ready for my BIG NEWS?CHAINS has made the shortlist for the Carnegie Medal in the United Kingdom!!This is officially a Big Freaking Deal. As in, I hyperventilated when I heard. The Carnegie is the equivalent of the Newbery Award in the UK. Take a look at the other authors on the list. [...]
TweetI am staying with my friend Deb Heiligman and her husband whilst in NYC. Deb beat me to the blogging punch yesterday about how fashionable we were as we power-walked down to 52nd Street. Turnabout is fair play so this is what Deb looked liked before our walk yesterday.My day at Simon & Schuster started with [...]
TweetSo I’m in NYC now for a mixture of business and fun. Today I’ll be at the offices of Simon & Schuster, tomorrow I’ll be at Penguin, Saturday is a research/family day and Sunday I’ll be running a half-marathon in Central Park.Monday I limp home.I have a camera with me. What do you want me to [...]
TweetI am busy created content for my website. Here is one of the videos, in which I deal with the phrase "rough draft" and then give you the Magic Question of Revision.Any thoughts?
TweetWe are still about a month away from our last frost date, but I’ve gotten massive amounts of work done already.Without really thinking about it too much, my husband and I are edging closer and closer to a more or less sustainable lifestyle. I guess the goal is to produce as much of our own food [...]