Monthly Archives: August 2012

Plummy Updates – the One About the 12-toed Cat

Plummy Update #1

Tomorrow I’m going to EDINBURGH!!! HURRAY!!!

(Can you tell I’m just a teensy bit excited?)

This is what happened: I was invited to speak at the Edinburgh Book Festival. I’m doing a talk on the 27th, which you can buy tickets for here, and then a panel with KJ Wignall which you can’t buy tickets for unless you’re a Scottish school child, in which case you’re coming with your class.

So I was all excited about it and decided to extend my stay a few days so that I could see some other authors talk. And then I got the program for the 3-week festival and READ MORE…


YA Scavenger Hunt: Winner of My Contest

We had over 250 entries for my personal contest for the YA Scavenger Hunt!! Thank you everyone for participating and for your enthusiasm and fun comments. After counting up all of the points and sticking them into, we have a winner!!!

Amanda Pedulla has won the signed paperback of DIE FOR ME, and unsigned hardback of UNTIL I DIE (with a signed bookplate)!!!

Congratulations, Amanda. Be sure to email me with your mailing address!

And everyone else – check back to the YA Scavenger Hunt homepage for the names of other winners and the grand prize winner.

See you this winter for the next hunt!


YA Scavenger Hunt: Summer Edition


Welcome to the Summer 2012 YA Scavenger Hunt!

August 1 – August 5 (noon pacific time)

For you first timers, the YA Scavenger Hunt is an online blog hop created by the lovely and talented Colleen Houck. It’s a chance for you to see bonus material by your favorite YA authors as well as winning amazing prizes.

If you came here looking for my bonus material, a POV piece written by Jules, you’ll have to keep hunting! Don’t blame me…he’s the one who likes to play hard-to-get!

At each stop on the hunt, you not only get to meet a YA author and read their bonus material, but you get a clue to enter for a grand prize–one lucky winner READ MORE…