June 26, 2008

You can never tell who you’re talking to. If you’re an author, you need to remember that. Just the other day I was on the phone, making reservations for the ferry to Martha’s Vineyard for a summer vacation. I told the woman helping me that I needed to get back to the Cape by 4pm,…

June 26, 2008

I’m so happy! I just found out about this fabulous review from Booklist! The novel opens with a comics-style “Autobiogra-strip.” Recurring at intervals throughout the book, this visual dairy dramatizes sixth-grader Addy’s view of her life. Addy subscribes to the notion that she is shadowed by an ancestral curse. Still aching from her father’s death…

June 18, 2008

I found this blog and boy was I thrilled I did! I couldn’t ask for a better review! And can you believe the activity suggestion at the end? I’m about to launch autobiograstrip.com so kids and teachers, and I guess Mother/Daughter book club members can make their own autobiograstrips! I’ll announce it here, of course,…

June 16, 2008

Once again I’ve been shown that burning bridges is a really bad idea. No matter how much I want to scream and rant at someone, it’s just been proven to me (again) that it’s trite, yet true, you get more flies with honey than you do with screaming and ranting. For the last five years…

June 14, 2008

The theater charged us a whopping $3.00 extra per ticket – $9 bucks extra – because we had to choose our seats in advance for that showing. They forced us – if we wanted to see that show, we had to choose our seats in advance and for that they charge the extra dough. Ridiculous….

June 9, 2008

How it works is you go to www.enchantingreviews.com click on the link that takes you to the YA chat room. The chat room should load, you put in your name and hit enter and you’ll be in chat with us :o) Please come! See you soon, Katie http://feeds.feedburner.com/BrainBurps

June 5, 2008

Okay! Okay! Today I’ll tell you. We walked into the party and got something to drink, right next to the ice sculpture of a symbol. I saw Seth Rogan talking to someone, and then, as I finally got into the bathroom after waiting in line, I heard everyone out the door say P. Diddy had…