Category Archives: The Day Job

YA Literature in the Classroom

So I’m just a few weeks out from the end of spring semester, and my YA lit class is closing in on our eleventh novel for the semester. If I had to vote–and I don’t know why I would–I would … Continue reading

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How Do You Make a Day Longer?

I’m trying to finish a draft of my second novel. Between that and my real job, I’m having trouble keeping my head above water. What’s the best way to make a day longer? I can’t cut back on my sleep … Continue reading

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It’s That Time Again…

I’m pretty excited for the first day of school. It’s my favorite day of the whole year. I’m happily sharpening pencils and buying new notebooks. In anticipation for all the school reading that will occupy me come fall, I need to relax … Continue reading

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Hiatus Is Over

Well, kids, summer is just about over, and I am *this* close to finishing a rough draft of my next book. That’s just a draft, mind you, and I’m not above throwing it all away and starting over again. But … Continue reading

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