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Returning Vampires Snippet Celebration + In The News

Yesterday I had a nice long conversation about YA and Blackwood and related topics with Louisville public radio station WFPL's ace arts reporter Erin Keane (who is also fabulous writer–highly recommend both her poetry collections), as a preview to the Writer's Block Festival where I'll be panel discussioning about YA (and signing) on Saturday. The …

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Quick Update! (Writer’s Block Festival & Other Things)

I'll be at the Writer's Block Festival in Louisville on Saturday. I'll be doing the following panel in the Green Building Gallery: 1-2:15: Younger Games:  The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Writing Young Adult Fiction Young adult fiction is hot! Consider the recent Twilight and Hunger Games series, which have been enthusiastically received by both young …

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A New Interview!

The delightful Ria at Bibliotropic has just posted a new interview with me. She asked some good, tough questions about Blackwood and animals in books and living in Kentucky and immortality and what's next on the novel horizon from me. Check it out. (And, yes, it's been added to the Giant Master List.)

Tuesday Hangovers & Nattering & You Want Some Bookmarks?

We had a lovely weekend with the Small Beer Press contingent–Kelly, Gavin and Ursula–and Karen Joy Fowler in town for the Kentucky Women Writers Conference. Topics discussed included: should we be the first to cosplay or start a tribute band based on The Casual Vacancy (related: I adore J.K. Rowling; she comes across as the …

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Thursday Hangovers

A few hangovers for today, little magpie links here and yon: A good piece at Time debunking the "Moonlighting curse" and fingers crossed that Castle pulls crossing the great relationship divide off and puts that fiction to bed. Ahem. Clear Eyes, Full Shelves on the Bowker study about YA buying habits. This is a really …

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