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Forthcoming Novels, Stories, and Secret Projects

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The last few months spent on a blogging hiatus have not been in vain—I’ve been one busy writer-ess! So I thought I’d clue you all in to what’s been happening behind the scenes and some projects you have to look … Continue reading

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Introducing FAIREST: Levana’s Story

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The news has just been released, complements of USAToday.com. I’ll have a new full-length novel coming out in January titled FAIREST: Levana’s Story, and just like the title suggests, this book will be delving into the backstory of Queen Levana, … Continue reading

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Announcing the Lunar Chronicles Fan Video Contest!

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  I interrupt this blogging hiatus (again) to announce that there are big things a-brewing.   This summer, my publisher and I will be making an announcement regarding the Lunar Chronicles and some awesome things that you guys have to … Continue reading

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The Little Android: A New Lunar Chronicles Companion Story

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  My newest short story, “The Little Android,” was released yesterday on WattPad! It was inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid” and is set in the world of The Lunar Chronicles.   (It also features a cameo from a much-beloved cyborg!) … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars for the CRESS Launch Party and Livestream!

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I am SO EXCITED to be posting the details for the CRESS launch party! If you live anywhere in or near Western Washington, I highly recommend making the drive, because it will be worth it.     WHAT: Celebrate the … Continue reading

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A Real-Life Post: Babies and Adoption!

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My husband and I have just made the official announcement to our friends and families, and I wanted to share the exciting news here as well. We are currently in the process of adopting our first child! (!!!!!) Though there … Continue reading

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Lunar Chronicles Short Stories & My GoodReads Interview

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I have a couple announcements for you on this fine, frosty December morning.   Announcement #1 Many of you have been asking where the prequel short stories, “Glitches” and “The Queen’s Army” disappeared to a few weeks ago. Not to … Continue reading

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Prepare Yourself – #CyborgMonday is Coming!

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To many, the Monday following Thanksgiving (aka Cyber Monday) is a day for splurging on ModCloth and ThinkGeek merchandise.   For, you know… gifts. For other people. Generous folk that we are.   Ahem.   This year we invite you … Continue reading

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Bid for CRESS and Support Typhoon Haiyan Relief (Auction #1)

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THIS AUCTION HAS ENDED. Thank you to everyone who bid, and congrats to Alice who won with a jaw-dropping $555! THANK YOU!     You are looking at the blog post for Auction #1. View Auction #2 here.   Unless … Continue reading

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Bid for CRESS and Support Typhoon Haiyan Relief (Auction #2)

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THIS AUCTION HAS ENDED. Thanks to everyone who bid, and congrats to Cynthia K. who won with a jaw-dropping $510! THANK YOU!     You are looking at the blog post for Auction #2. View Auction #1 here.   Unless … Continue reading

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