Posts made in September, 2011

Big Announcement 2!

Posted by on Sep 30, 2011 in movie, The False Prince | 69 comments

The general rule in publishing is that when someone makes a really cool public announcement, they’ve probably been sitting on that news for weeks and sometimes longer. I’ve been sitting on this news for about six months. Based on that, it should be pretty exciting, right? And I will admit, I’m very excited to finally be typing this. So here it is: THE FALSE PRINCE has been optioned for movie rights by Scholastic Media. Gotham Group made the sale in conjunction with my always amazing agent, Ammi-Joan Paquette of Erin Murphy Literary Agency. Does this mean it’s going to be a movie now? Um, I...

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BIg Announcement 1!

Posted by on Sep 29, 2011 in book covers, The False Prince | 20 comments

Big Announcement 2 is coming soon, I promise. And I’m not sure which news is the best or most exciting. So Announcement 1 and Announcement 2 aren’t in any particular order; it just makes sense chronologically. FINALLY, I can publicly announce the cover for THE FALSE PRINCE, to be released in April 2012 with Scholastic. It was done by the very impressive Tim O’Brien (who also did the cover art for Hunger Games – squee!). For me, I love this. Love it. I’m considering having the design printed onto linen so I can wrap myself up in it to sleep (Just kidding –...

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Road Trip, Day 1

Posted by on Sep 27, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

I visited two fabulous schools today – the Imagine School in Avondale and the Center for Educational Excellence in Tempe. The children at both were wonderful and asked great questions. Look at the cute sign waiting for me in front of the CEE! Here’s a closeup of someone’s re-creation of the artwork. Then I did a signing tonight at the Barnes and Noble in Chandler. Many thanks to the a wesome staff who kept everything running so smoothly, and thanks also to the kids and their families who came to the event. To everyone I met today – I hope you enjoy the books and I...

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This Week…

Posted by on Sep 24, 2011 in Arizona, Book signings, Texas | 2 comments

For any readers who may be in the Tempe, Arizona or Austin, Texas area, I’m inviting you to come on out and say hi! Bring your kids, or any neighborhood strays too (kids, not cats)! Mon, Sept 26 7 pm Barnes and Noble 3111 W. Chandler Blvd, #2054 Chandler, AZ Tue, Sept 27 7 pm Changing Hands Bookstore 6428 South McClintock Drive Tempe, AZ Thu, Sept 29 7 pm Barnes and Noble 2701 Parker Road, Bldg A, Suite 700 Round Rock, TX Also, as an FYI, I’m sitting on two great pieces of news that it’s killing me not to be able to reveal yet. But soon. Very, very...

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