Monthly Archives: September 2014

Freshman Fifteens author Jen Brooks  chatted with fellow Freshman Jenny Martin to find out more about her forthcoming debut, TRACKED (Dial/Penguin, May 5, 2015). Phee Van Zant, a wisp of a girl who’s far more Han Solo than Princess Leia, tends to drive … Continue reading

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Freshman Fifteens author Jen Brooks  chatted with fellow Freshman Kim Liggett about her forthcoming debut, BLOOD AND SALT (Putnam/Penguin, Fall 2015). BLOOD AND SALT is Romeo and Juliet meets Children of the Corn. “When you fall in love, you will carve out … Continue reading

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Every so often, I’d estimate maybe once or twice a WIP, I come down with what I call Story Envy.  I’m not sure how many of you have caught Story Envy, but I find the writing disease so troubling, so … Continue reading

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Freshman Fifteens author Kim Savage  chatted with fellow Freshman Stacey Lee about her forthcoming debut, UNDER A PAINTED SKY (G.P Putnam Son’s/Penguin, March 17, 2015). A young adult Western Thelma and Louise, in which a Chinese girl and a house slave … Continue reading

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