Hi all, Today I finished a draft of a brand-new writing project. I started it on December 14, which means that I wrote it faster than I’ve ever written anything. And though I already know a lot of its revision needs, and though the draft isn’t really done (because I still have to transcribe an… Read more »
I know I have a book coming out on September 19 (which you can pre-order at Powell’s, Amazon, B&N, or your local independent bookstore, *cough*), and that’s supposed to be the only thing I’m thinking about. But the truth is that I’m mostly thinking about another book: the one I’ve written 330 pages of so… Read more »
Lateish last night, in the middle of the sixth revision of what will be my fourth published book, I inaugurated Notebook 24. It’s been a long journey to the middle of the sixth revision of my fourth book. First I needed to write all the other books, and revise them, and write this one, and… Read more »
These mice will rue the day they wandered across my writing notebook.
Kishi Bashi at SXSW in 2014. Also, yesterday it snowed all day, but this happened on my writing desk:
I’ve been a very poor blogger lately. I have a list as long as my arm of things I’ve been wanting to blog about, but the spirit has not been moving me. In particular, I’ve been going through a period of grievously fractured focus with my writing, and have been wanting to blog something about… Read more »
YOU GUYS. Over at Written? Kitten!, every time you write one hundred words, YOU GET A PICTURE OF A KITTEN. (Thanks, S!) Over at Teen Librarian Toolbox, I really like the post “Dear Media, Let me help you write that article on YA literature.” It begins, “Recently, there have been a voluminous number of articles… Read more »
Bulgarian cover for Fire! Published by Emas, designed by Zlatina Zareva. Click to enbiggen! ——> ****** My dear nieces (accidentally and with great affection) gave me a Christmas present of a terrible cold in which my head was like a TARDIS of snot, so I’ve fallen behind in some things, including blogging. (The TARDIS, for… Read more »