Category Archives: Queenie

Or, I pick out a book for Queenie and me to read, and she trumps me by choosing a second. For LitWorld’s 2013 World Read Aloud Day, Queenie and I got together to make a video of some of her … Continue reading

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Oh February, you stunted shrimp of a month. I am not sorry to see you go. You’re never long enough. If I had the two to three more days that I’m owed, maybe I could have done something with you. … Continue reading

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Here are the Valentines that Q made for the kids in her class (okay, I did the lettering part): So very much fun. She can’t wait to head to school tomorrow and pass them out to “all her friends.” Having … Continue reading

Posted in feminism, other writers, Queenie, star-swept 9 Comments

I’m just going to put it right out here in front: I’m so glad to see this year end. Though, professionally, this has been a very good year for me, with a ton of new releases, my first starred review, … Continue reading

Posted in diversions, Queenie, Rio, SB, writing life 4 Comments

Thing 1: Q (whose name is not actually Quinn, sorry) and I went to see Ally Condie speak at the Bethesda Library last night. She was remarkably well-behaved throughout Ally’s discussion (in which she TOTALLY name-dropped For Darkness Shows the … Continue reading

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Today you can see some pictures and read a description of Q’s second birthday party, which was a Mathilda and the Orange Balloon-themed party, over at the fantastic home and design blog, Apartment Therapy. Lots and lots of pictures. I … Continue reading

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I can’t believe FOR DARKNESS SHOWS THE STARS has been out for almost a month now! Time sure flies when you’re cleaning tree branches off your roof, throwing away every scrap of food in your fridge, and trying to figure … Continue reading

Posted in fabulosity, home sweet home, PAP, Queenie, SB, vainglory Comments Off on Signings, Giveaways, and a Few More Reader Reactions

I totally forgot to announce the winner of last week’s giveaway. Mea culpa. The winner is: Emilia Argon at Comment 22! In other news, I’ve added a new event onto The For Darkness Shows the Stars Release Extravaganza. (I’m sure … Continue reading

Posted in Austen, fabulosity, PAP, Queenie, writing life, YA 3 Comments

Yesterday, I posted about my 2011 goals and how I was doing on them. Today, I’m posting about my goals for next year. I’ve divided them into three spheres: work, home, and family. My goals this year are much more … Continue reading

Posted in diversions, Queenie, Rio, SB, writing life 9 Comments

This was Queenie a year ago: This was Queenie on her birthday: Getting her new present, which is an awesome candy apple red piano. Q loves music. She’s such a rock star. Drums, guitars, music boxes, pianos, maracas, this cool, … Continue reading

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