Learn more about WriteOut, a writing camp for teens founded by Ally.

Monthly Archives: June 2011

crossed giveaway!

I am SO excited to give away this ARC. I’ve already said that CROSSED is my favorite thing I’ve written. Part of that is because of the setting, which is based very heavily on my beloved Southern Utah, part of it is because I worked so hard on this book and feel that it truly became what I hoped it would be, and part of

summer plans and possession

My kids are out of school, the weather here is finally warm, and the garden (such as it is) is planted. Summertime. I love it. I’ve been thinking a lot about this blog and what it is, and what it isn’t. Lately it’s been a bit of a travelogue about things I’ve done. I still have two events coming up this month and a few

paperback cover, t-shirts, writing conference

The paperback cover for MATCHED is now online and it is lovely: I wondered what the awesome Penguin designers would do with the paperback cover because the original is so beautiful. But, as always, they are amazing–they managed to do something that keeps the wonderful feel of the hardcover but also feels fresh with the additional green. It’s just lovely. The paperback will be released

a few answers about crossed

First, a reminder about the signing this Saturday! Hope to see you there! I’ve also responded to all the comments in the last post. I know I don’t do this every time, and I wish I could, but I do try to pop in and respond on posts every now and then. And now, on to the questions–I am so thrilled that people are excited