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Book launch event at An Unlikely Story

Thanks to all who joined Michael Ian Black and me at our I’M SORRY virtual book launch party at An Unlikely Story Bookshop last night! If you missed it, you can watch the replay here. And if you buy our book through the bookstore, you’ll receive a bookplate signed by . . .





Celebrating Judy Blumesday in NYC….WITH JUDY BLUME!

Things have been crazybusy lately, so I’ve only had a chance to post about this now. And of course I NEED to post about this, because how often am I going to have a chance to say that I shared a stage with the amazing JUDY BLUME?!? Needless to say, . . .





Nerds, Books, Education & Literacy: nErDcamp recap posts #nerdcampmi

I had a fabulous time at nErDcamp. What a wonderful community! As author Ruth Spiro said, sometimes making a new friend is like meeting an old friend. Like many other authors attending, I am paying my own way. Thank you SO much to Colby and Alaina Sharp and the rest of the Nerdy . . .



Tips for SCBWI-LA conference newbies, second-timers, plus a CHALLENGE for the many-timers

(Updated version of a post I made earlier this year before the SCBWI-NYC conference) I’m leaving this week for the SCBWI Summer Conference! If you haven’t yet registered, you’re out of luck….the conference is sold out. However, you can follow along virtually via the #LA15SCBWI hashtag on Twitter as well as the SCBWI conference blog. Here’s . . .



KidLit Cares: KidLit Community Raises Funds For Post-Sandy Relief Efforts

 If you’re a teacher, librarian, aspiring kidlit/YA author or illustrator, I strongly urge you to check out the services currently up for auction on Kate Messner’s site as part of KidLit Cares, generously donated by members of the children’s/YA community to help raise funds for Red Cross disaster relief efforts. NOTE: . . .



I’M BORED interviews, guest posts a podcast (and many giveaways of the book!)

It’s been an exciting and whirlwind week since I’M BORED launched on bookstore shelves last week! Thanks so much for those of you who have been helping me promote the book online and offline. I’ve compiled a list of interviews, guest posts and other places online where you can find related posts, . . .