I’m interviewed today by my neighborhood pal Alan Silberberg. Alan is a middle-grade author, cartoonist, and TV writer whose latest book, MILO is coming out later this summer. I’m really looking forward to reading it. He interviewed me about everything from food to writing… and then things got a little personal.
ALAN: [...]Continue Reading →
I’ve had the great pleasure of seeing Rhythm and Blues all over YA Book Shelf this week. Melissa is making tons of noise about YA on her blog, and the enthusiasm is infectious. If you love reading and YA, you should definitely check it out, and I’m not just saying that because of this Continue Reading →
Well, that was exciting. Just when I thought I was getting on top of my to-do list– hacked blog! But luckily nothing important was damaged– other than my plans for Wednesday evening. Consider this your reminder to always back everything up.
Now, on to some things I’ve been wanting to tell you about:
THIS VERY [...]Continue Reading →
I had a GREAT time at CKUT radio’s Queer Corps yesterday, and I’m not just saying that because the host, John Custodio, assumed I was not long out of my teens.
We talked about everything a YA author wants to talk about, and some things we don’t: what defines YA, how much variety there [...]Continue Reading →
Alya, the star of Rhythm and Blues has six pressing questions she wants me to ask of as many of my fellow authors as possible. Today she talks to Sheree Fitch, Nova Scotian author of award-winning books for kids, teens and adults.
Read on for the full interview, but first, take note: next [...]Continue Reading →
Online interviews are sprouting up like daffodils this week!
My interview with My Ever-Expanding Library is now live. I got to talk about dancing, inspiration and the open-mindedness of teens, so I had a lot of fun. Here’s my answer to a question I liked, about the challenge of writing a second novel, compared [...]Continue Reading →
Christine asks great questions about life, work and ultimate goals, relating to her YA novel, Best Laid Plans.
So what is my dream job? [...]Continue Reading →
I’m on the National Post’s “Popcorn Panel” today, discussing The Runaways– the new movie about Joan Jett’s all-girl teen rock band, before she went solo. It stars that Twilight chick, Kristen Stewart, and lots of nice eyeshadow. I answered 20 Writerly Questions for BookLounge.ca. This one was my favourite:
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I have a bit of necessary horn-tooting to do this morning.
First, an interview with the CBC Book Club:
“Since I was into breaking at the time, it seemed natural and I was thinking about the group dynamics and how challenging it is to get a group together and keep it together with [...]Continue Reading →