I just wanted to remind everyone that the Dayton Book Expo is this Saturday, April 29th! Come on Saturday to check out this amazing event for book lovers. There’s going to be almost a hundred authors there signing books. There’s also going to be panel discussions and a Kidz Zone, and local author Sharon Short … Continue reading This Week: Dayton Book Expo!
Before signing my name on copies of Somewhere Only We Know, I first write a phrase that captures one of the main messages of the book: “Write a New Story.” Somewhere Only We Know attempts to tackle the very difficult subject of abuse. The book features four girls who experience different kinds of abuse—emotional, physical, … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of Somewhere Only We Know: Writing a New Story
I’m so excited to announce that I will be appearing at the Dayton Book Expo on April 29th! This is going to be an amazing event for book lovers, featuring over 85 authors. It will take place at the David H. Pointz Conference Center at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio, from 11am-4pm on April … Continue reading Upcoming Event: Dayton Book Expo
I debated for a long time what I should do to celebrate the release of my debut novel, Somewhere Only We Know. I'm so introverted and have so much trouble speaking in front of people that I knew doing an event in a bookstore would not be ideal for my very first book-signing experience. I decided … Continue reading Somewhere Only We Know Launch Party
Last night I got to see three authors at Books & Co in Dayton: Kristen Simmons, Natalie D. Richards, and Mindee Arnett. Simmons and Richards were there to talk about their new books, Metaltown and One Was Lost respectively, and Arnett led the panel. She asked them lots of questions, from what two sticks inspired … Continue reading Kristen Simmons, Natalie D. Richards, and Mindee Arnett at Books & Co
Last night I got the chance to see one of my favorite writers. Margaret Peterson Haddix was at Books & Co in Dayton last night to launch her new book, Children of Exile, which is the first in a new trilogy and her 38th book. Children of Exile sounded so interesting as she described how … Continue reading Margaret Peterson Haddix at Books & Co