Category Archives: biz

Hi, everyone, it’s me, your absentee blogger. I’m sorry I’ve been neglecting this place of late (I know I’ve owed folks more on the “nice guy” thing for, like, weeks) but I’ve been so busy! Florida, St. Louis, New York … Continue reading

Posted in biz, giveaway winners, other writers, trips, unicorns, vainglory, writing life, YA 5 Comments

Particularly self-censorship (i.e., we shall not include this book in our library collection for fear of the ruckus) and the topics that often provoke this action. Read now! This article is the topic of much discussion amongst the YA writers … Continue reading

Posted in biz, Blume, industry, NYPL, other writers, SSG, unicorns, writing life, YA 10 Comments

I just read an article about nine companies who have never had layoffs. Lately, it seems like every time I turn on the news, they are talking gloo and doomand irresponsible CEOs driving their businesses into the ground and screwing … Continue reading

Posted in biz, diversions, TV, writing life 8 Comments

Great discussion in the comments thread yesterday (that I wasn’t able to participate in because I’ve been running around, trying to get stuff ready for our first ever Christmas Chez Diana). There must have been something in the air, because … Continue reading

Posted in biz, bookaholic, chick lit, eyerolls, giveaway winners, giveaways, rants, snobs, Uncategorized, writing industry, YA 34 Comments

As it happens, a few of the question week questions involve more preparation than I’m able to make right now. Stay tuned, I’ll answer those presently. In the meantime, some great news: You can now preorder BOTH of my 2009 … Continue reading

Posted in biz, other writers, SSG, unicorns 13 Comments

A new review for Secret Society Girl, from Coffee Time Romance. This site apparently gives out “cups” instead of stars. (SSG got four.) Cute idea, huh? An excerpt: Ms. Diana Peterfreund has written a quirky glimpse into the life of … Continue reading

Posted in biz, SSSG, UTR 6 Comments