August 28th, 2013


Anthology Update

I'm excited to give a little update on the two anthologies I've recently been a part of! Let's go in reverse order, starting with the one that isn't out yet. It comes out Oct 8:

Look at that cool cover! Look at how I'm in a book with Clay Aiken! You're wicked impressed. Does Kirkus like it? Funny you should ask:
Teens needn’t be star-struck to enjoy this collection,
as under the hubbub of the theater world are themes that deal with
common teenage issues such as insecurity, jealousy,
the fear of coming out and young love.
Definitely worthy of applause. --
Kirkus Reviews

And this one I have already mentioned, but I forget if I mentioned that it's out in the world. Well it is! Go buy or order or borrow! Don't steal it. I mean, we are telling you to break rules, but you'll get arrested for that one. Plus all proceeds from the sale of the book benefit the Children’s Defense Fund.

BREAK THESE RULES -- If you’re a girl, you should strive to look like the model on the cover of a magazine. If you’re a boy, you should play sports and be good at them. If you’re smart, you should immediately go to college after high school, and get a job that makes you rich. Above all, be normal.


Wrong, say 35 leading middle grade and young adult authors.

(NB: I'm totally a leading author now.)