Month: July 2012

3 Tips for Speaking in Public

It makes sense that a lot of writers are ridiculously freaked out to give public presentations. Not only is public speaking the #1 most common fear (higher even than death, so I’ve heard), but also many writers tend to be introverted by nature. Part of the appeal of writing is […]

New Tour Dates Announced + A Fierce Reads Giveaway!

The next set of Fierce Reads tour dates were announced yesterday, and I am so excited to be included once again! This time, I’ll be touring with: Elizabeth Fama (MONSTRUOUS BEAUTY) Ann Aguirre (ENCLAVE and OUTPOST) Lish McBride (HOLD ME CLOSER, NECROMANCER) and, at select stops, the lovely Jessica Brody […]

Stats for Draft #2 of CRESS

Guess what you guys! In addition to going to Comic-Con and having an awesome time over the weekend (pictures can be found at, I finished the second draft of Book Three: CRESS last week!   It is always an enormous relief to finish a draft. Not that there aren’t […]