Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This tri-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors…and a chance to win some awesome prizes! At this hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from each author, you also get a clue for the hunt. Add up the clues, and you can enter for our prize–one lucky winner will receive TWENTY signed books, one book from each author on the hunt in my team! But play fast: this contest (and all the … Read More »
Archive for March, 2012
Comments Off on The Cat Cave
Wednesday, March 21st, 2012
Yesterday PJ Sharon was talking about her office space and it was timely for me because before I read her post, my hubby took pictures of my office space for one of my publishers newsletters. I think a lot of readers as well as other writers are interested in seeing where we spend most of our days creating out stories.
So I’m happy to be here today to share my Cat Kalen writer space with you all and tell you how I came upon such a terrific writing space!
Two and a half years ago we moved from the valley … Read More »
I might not be Irish, but that doesn’t mean I won’t be celebrating St. Patrick ’s Day with a little cheer and a whole lot of green beer!
Today I plan to put on my greenest of green clothes, topped off with my funky hat and head into the city to celebrate.
For my own personal contest I’m going to give away a $25 Amazon gift certificate to one lucky winner! For a chance to win all you have … Read More »
Comments Off on Apologizing!
Thursday, March 8th, 2012
“Love” means never having to say you’re sorry
Whether you’re in a relationship with a BFF or a boy, this is a truism that simply isn’t, well, true. At some point in your life (probably many!) apologies will definitely be called for, and some will be easier to make than others.
The words I’m sorry have to be amongst the most difficult in the English language. They convey a lot of unspoken subtext. Sometimes they’re inadequate. Occasionally, they can be very powerful. But always, they should be delivered with sincerity.
I’m sorry you’re an idiot apparently doesn’t count.… Read More »