Teen Read Week at Sunland-Tujunga Library

This Thursday, October 16th at 3:30pm, I’ll be on a panel with fellow authors Catherine Linka, Louise Rozett, Sarah Skilton, Iva-Marie Palmer, and Michelle Levy as part of the Los Angeles Public Library Teen Reads week. Here’s more information about my particular event, and here’s information about the entire series.  There will be panels all…

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California Gold Rush Tour in San Diego and Orange County

Next weekend, I’ll be on the 2014 Gold Rush tour with fellow authors Maria Andreu, Bethany Crandell, Stephanie Diaz, and Tracy Holczer. We’ll have Q&A’s, giveaways, and other stuff.  There are four stops on the tour total, and I’ll be at the following three. October 18, 2014 – 12:00 pm Barnes and Noble 791 S Main St…

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My new short story “Lord of Time” free at Inscription Magazine

About two years ago, I had a vivid dream about a land with purple skies, a man in pain, a timid priestess in training, and a god who lived in a ramshackle house.  It became a short story, and you can read it at Inscription Magazine for free. Speaking of Inscription, it’s an awesome new…

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Albuquerque Appearances

Greetings from the Land of Enchantment! I’ll be at Bubonicon this weekend, and then will do a signing at Bookworks this Tuesday. See my Appearances page for more details!

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Poison Dance and Midnight Thief: Which to read first?

As many of you know, MIDNIGHT THIEF has a prequel novella called POISON DANCE. I’ve gotten questions about which to read first, and I’ve also had many discussions with various readers about this topic. The answer is going to be different for everybody, but here is my official recommendation. TLDR Version: If you have both…

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Book Plates for Preorders and Random Thoughts from Ontario Teen Bookfest

First of all, the event page for MIDNIGHT THIEF’s official launch signings in Los Angeles and Boston are live! Second, the preorder promotion! Generally, going forward, I hope to offer special deals and freebies to people who follow me via blog/social media/mailing list. With self published works, it will usually be a discounted price. With…

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Ontario Teen Bookfest, Finished Hardcovers, and Kirkus

So… the hardcovers came in yesterday…. I may or may not have run around the house squealing…. Since I’ve been handling the Advanced Review Copies a lot recently, it really stood out to me just how nice the hardcover.  The jacket has a nice soft-touch feel, the paper is thick, and the words are high…

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Midnight Thief Sequel! And an SLJ review…

Ever notice that it’s much easier to come out with bad book titles than good ones?  Here are some rejected titles for the sequel to Midnight Thief. One AM Thief Midnight Thief Two:  The Thiefing Noontime Philanthropist Silent but Deadly So…I’m still working on the title, but the good news is that it’s officially sold,…

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Appearances Page and Indies Introduce!

Less than three months until launch, and with that come signings and conventions. I’ve made an Appearances page that has the most up to date information about my events. Also, we’re starting to get early reader feedback (ack, what a rollercoaster!).  I’m happy to announce that Midnight Thief has been named by the American Bookseller’s…

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A 7th Grader Reviews Midnight Thief

Midnight Thief ARCs (advanced review copies) made their debut at The National Council of Teachers of English conference last month.  It’s strange knowing that there’s copies of the book out there… somewhere… having adventures. Too bad ARCs can’t send postcards home or post selfies on their instagram feeds. But I do have news of one…

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