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Monthly Archives: November 2011

official crossed playlist!

This is a pretty long playlist because I was writing this book for a year and a half, so I had a lot of time to find good songs. While I don’t listen to music while I’m writing, I do listen to it when I’m editing and often I’ll listen to songs before I start writing to get me in the right mood (and to




final blog tour stop: interview with beth revis

Author Beth Revis (who I’ve been able to hang out with both on the Breathless Reads and the Smart Chicks tour, and who is a lovely person and wonderful writer) interviewed me today for the last stop on the CROSSED blog tour. And she asked some great questions and I ended up telling her all kinds of things, like how I managed to get my




blog tour day twelve: a day in the life of an author (traveling)

Today’s post is also brought to you by a blogger from the United Kingdom: Dead Book Darling. Thank you so much for participating in the tour, Kay! Tomorrow is the very last day of the blog tour (and it is a fun one, so be sure to check back)! I can’t believe it. Many, many thanks to all who have participated and been so generous,




blog tour day eleven: a day in the life of an author at home

The blog tour goes international today over at Wondrous Reads (Jenny is a lovely blogger who is based in the United Kingdom). Many thanks for letting me visit! Today, I talk about what a typical day is like for me at home. I’m afraid it’s not very glamorous, but it’s all true.




blog tour day ten: my top fives

The Society.net has today’s post–which is about my top five favorite books, movies, etc. It was a really fun one to write, and they have a giveaway too! Many thanks to The Society for letting me stop by. Also, fellow author Bree Despain (the DARK DIVINE series) is doing a really wonderful fundraiser for charity over on her blog. Come here to check it out!




blog tour day nine: roadtripping with robison wells

Tomorrow, Saturday November 12th, I’ll be presenting the keynote address at the Provo Teen Book Fest at the Provo Library. More info on the Events Page and at Provo Library’s website (this is a ticketed event). Elana Johnson, Kristen Landon, and Robison Wells will also be at the Teen Book Fest presenting. And guess what. Today’s guest blog is about a road trip through the