Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Protective Eyewear Advised

If there were to be such a thing as a second Hottie book, what might the cover look like? Hmmm...

Monday, June 29, 2009

I Get Paid To Watch TV!

This month's Guardian column: Jon & Kate ( pre- shock split announcement, the perils of a monthly deadline), plus Nurse Jackie and the other new medical dramas:

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Life Of The Party

Boy, that guy in the brown shirt looks like he's having the time of his life, doesn't he?

(Seriously,  it was fun hanging out with my esteemed peers, especially my signing tablemates, Sally Nemeth and Cherry Cheva, and thanks to the small but determined handful of people who actually bought books and requested signatures. You stopped me feeling like I was living in a scene from The Wrestler.

Hope I get a chance to do it again. And next time, I'll throw myself into the competitions and the fun. (Anyone believe that? Not even for a second? Thought I'd give it a shot...)

Sweet Smell Of Success

In this picture, taken at the recent LaYApalooza event in Vroman's bookstore in Pasadena, I and a contingent of Los Angeles-based YA authors are:

A) Frantically signing books to keep up with the demand of the mobs of devoted fans who are just out of picture.

B) Frantically signing books so the store can't send them back to the publisher.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Third Time Lucky?

If there were to be such a thing as a third attempt at a Hottie cover, what would it look like? Hmmm.....