I woke up this morning with the really strong feeling that I should have the day off work. Then, I checked my email and had a message from Millie’s Pierogi, a mail-order pierogi outfit based in Ohio. (Yes, I subscribe to a lot of e-commerce newsletters through which I can order meats, cheeses and starches.) […]Read More Happy Casimir Pulaski Day!
I’m supposed to be working a new project right now. But, every time I go to type, I instead picture the awkward moments we didn’t see at the Academy Awards. So, in hopes of restoring some of my productivity, here’s the moment I want to see: ANNE HATHAWAY, perky and flushed pink, is powdering her […]Read More The Oscars’ Most YA-Worthy Moment That Probably Didn’t Really Happen
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I’m a little late in posting this, but The End of the World as We Know It is now available for Kindle! (You can buy it for your Kindle device or app on Amazon.) If you want more information on the book, check out the cover copy and get linked to an excerpt here. If […]Read More ‘The End of the World’ Now Available for Kindle
Out of a desire not to feed the machine, I’m not linking to any news stories to put this in context, but most will know what I’m writing about. The best response to the tragedy in Colorado, I think, is to GO to the movies this weekend, NOT bathe in the cable and online […]Read More Tickets, Please
I’m excited to announce that THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT is here! (Though, my title does also lead you to people who want to sell you talisman to protect you when the Mayan prophecy comes true Dec. 21.) Right now, through a deal between my publisher, Alloy Entertainment,and Barnes and Noble, […]Read More Pub Day!
In the past week, much has been made of the article, “The Busy Trap,” on the New York Times’ website. Much being made, these days, means that a whole slew of people posted the article to their Facebook Timeline and then went back to playing Bubble Witch Saga. But, seriously, the writer, Tim Kreider, is […]Read More Hey, Richard Scarry, Where Are the Novelists?