Looking Back at 2012

  For many years I made it a habit to list my writing accomplishments as each year drew to a close. I first got the idea from Cynthia Morris. She suggested it as a way of focusing on achievements rather than on setbacks. I haven’t done it lately, because my critique group has been doing […]

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Publication Day for Kissing Shakespeare

It’s finally arrived. My big day! The release of Kissing Shakespeare, published by Delacorte Press. I’ve said it before, but it bears repeating, thanks to all who helped shepherd this book to publication: my agent, Steven Chudney, my editor, Francoise Bui, as well as all the behind-the-scenes folks at Delacorte. Thanks also to my critique […]

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Kissing Shakespeare

My debut novel… KISSING SHAKESPEARE is scheduled for publication by Delacorte Press in 2012. This story of romance, intrigue, secret alliances—and a little bit of magic—is aimed at teen readers. I’d like to thank my amazing agent, Steven Chudney, for the suggestions he made for strengthening the manuscript, and for believing in the story. I’m […]

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