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The Rule of Mirrors Update

The description of the novel has been released, so I’m sharing it here.  The novel is due out next February 16, 2016.  Just a heads up: the description of Book 2 is a spoiler for the ending of The Vault of Dreamers, but I think that’s okay.  Here goes! 

RuleofMirrorsCoverThe Rule of Mirrors (Vault of Dreamers #2)

The fast-paced, psychologically thrilling sequel to The Vault of Dreamers follows Rosie after her consciousness has been split in two.

The entire country was watching when Rosie Sinclair was expelled from Forge,… Continue reading

How Long Does It Take To Publish a Book?

My editor Nancy Mercado delivered an orange with her offer for Birthmarked. The fruit is an important symbol in the novel, and one of my reader friends gave me an orange bracelet.

My editor Nancy Mercado delivered an orange with her offer for Birthmarked. The fruit is an important symbol in the novel, and one of my reader friends later gave me an orange bracelet.

I recently received these questions from a thirteen-year-old reader, and others have asked them, too, so here’s my reply.  

By the way, how long does it take to have a book published? What’s the process? As an ambitious writer I would like to know.

How long? I can tell you about publishing a YA novel… Continue reading

Mirror Worlds

"Mirror Labyrinth" by Jeppe Hein in Brooklyn Bridge Park, May 31, 2015

“Mirror Labyrinth” by Jeppe Hein in Brooklyn Bridge Park, May 31, 2015

I’ve been intrigued by the land in the mirror ever since I was a kid and met my friend in the glass. She was always waiting, the silent, trapped version of me on the other side. She only appeared when I came looking and never moved without me. She would look me in the eye no matter how closely I approached and never showed me the back of her head.

So when I began writing The Rule of… Continue reading

Seven Year Time Travel

Tiburon

Tiburon, CA

I went back in time seven years while visiting Tiburon, the place where I began writing Birthmarked. The hills where I used to walk were the same dry gold, and the wind filled my ears with familiar solitude. I had no idea, then, that my life was about to change. I only knew that I liked this new world I was exploring and that it pulled at me in a way that no other writing project ever had before.

Since then, my kids have grown and moved out.… Continue reading

Rule of Mirrors Cover

We have a cover!

RuleofMirrorsCover

We don’t have a proper description yet, but this is the sequel to The Vault of Dreamers, and it’s coming out February 16, 2016.  Thanks again to Elizabeth Clark, Associate Art Director at Macmillan, for the cover design.

Happy Readers Occupy the Gym for the WHS Lock-In

Writers, readers, and ECSU volunteers at the Lock-In for Literacy and Culture. Photo credit: Susannah Richards

Writers, readers, and ECSU volunteers at the Lock-In for Literacy and Culture. Photo credit: Susannah Richards

When a hundred high school students gather to celebrate literacy and culture, expect a lot of fun. That’s what characterized the night at the 4th annual Lock-In for Literacy and Culture at Windham High School last Friday. From the moment of entering down the red carpet and receiving my event tee-shirt, I knew I was among new friends, and I kept meeting cool readers for the next five hours. The students were amazing: funny,… Continue reading

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The audio books of BIRTHMARKED, PRIZED, PROMISED, and THE VAULT OF DREAMERS have been released by Tantor Audio. They're available through Tantor, Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and Audible.com.

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