Authors, Blog, Books, Interviews

Author Interview: Shana Burg, Laugh With the Moon

It's launch day for the second novel from author Shana Burg, Laugh With the Moon (Delacorte Books for Young Readers), and Shana has graciously stopped by to answer our writerly questions. Partly based on her own experiences traveling to Malawi, Laugh With the Moon tells the story of 13-year-old Clare Silver, who feels that mourning… Continue reading Author Interview: Shana Burg, Laugh With the Moon

Authors, Interviews

Interview: Kate Messner on writing and researchingW

Today, I've got a great guest post on writing and researching from Kate Messner, author of Sugar & Ice, a Junior Library Guild Selection, Amazon.com Best Book for December and on the Winder 2010-2011 Kids IndieNext List. Here's the synopsis of Kate's book: For Claire Boucher, life is all about skating on the frozen cow… Continue reading Interview: Kate Messner on writing and researchingW

Books, Interviews

Children’s Book Week and ask Valerie Hobbs contest

Manuscript update: Current word count is 10,791. Wrote 1,247 words since Thursday. It's going ... slowly, but going. Coming up to an exciting part in the story, so that's fun. Today is the start of Children's Book Week. Yay! It's so awesome that there's a special week celebrating children's books. Books are amazing for so… Continue reading Children’s Book Week and ask Valerie Hobbs contest