I teach the Write! Submit! Support! class for the Writing Barn in Austin, focusing on helping authors build their literary life, making connections and support, and also helping them develop their craft.
Marketing and public image trainer for Canada and northern parts of the United States for a 1.2 million-member service organization.
NYT and internationally bestselling author, editor, writing coach and award-winning photographer.
Published in 20 countries.
Teacher at the Writing Barn's Write! Submit! Support! program focusing on nurturing writers work and helping them to land agents and publishers.
Editor of Dear Bully, an anthology of 70 children's book authors including R.L. Stine, A.S. King, Z Brewer and more.
Part of the Class of 2k7, a marketing writing collective including Jay Asher, Cassandra Claire and Melissa Marr.
Award-winning newspaper editor, photographer, columnist and reporter.
Received Maine Press Awards for best column writing, best editorials, sports features, action photos and more.
Poetry editor for literary journal.
In this first book in a YA fantasy series from New York Times bestselling author Carrie Jones, Zara discovers that magic is stirring in her sleepy Maine town . . . and herself.Zara collects phobias the way other high school girls collect lipsticks. Little wonder, since she's had a pretty rough life. Her father left when she was a baby, and her stepfather just died. Her mother's pretty much che... read more
New York Times bestselling author Carrie Jones teams up with acclaimed cowriter Steven Wedel in the supernatural mystery, In the Woods…It should have been just another quiet night on the farm when Logan witnessed the attack, but it wasn’t.Something is in the woods. Something unexplainable. Something deadly.Hundreds of miles away, Chrystal’s plans for summer in Manhattan are abruptly upended wh... read more
In this sequel to Carrie Jones' New York Times bestselling Need, Zara discovers the fight to save her hometown from a brewing war isn't quite over . . .Zara and her friends knew they hadn't solved the pixie problem for good. Far from it. The king's needs grow deeper every day he's stuck in captivity, while his control over his people gets weaker. It's made him vulnerable. And now there's a new... read more
In the fourth and fianl book in a series that began with the New York Times bestselling Need, Zara and Nick must save the town of Bedford from evil forces before it's too late.Rescuing Nick should have made all of Zara's problems disappear. Bedford's greatest warrior is back, not to mention Zara's true soul mate. But it seems it isn't enough. Nick isn't enough. Bedford is being ravaged by evil... read more
In the third book in a series that began with the New York Times bestselling Need and Captivate, Zara must find her way to the underworld if she wants to save the boy she loves.Zara and Nick are soulmates, meant to be together forever. But that's not quite how things have worked out. For starters, well, Nick is dead. Supposedly, he's been taken to a mythic place for warriors known as Valhalla,... read more
"Will entice younger fans of Harry Potter and Percy Jackson." --School Library Journal on Time StoppersNew York Times bestselling author Carrie Jones's sweeping middle-grade fantasy trilogy comes to an epic conclusion as Time Stopper Annie and her friends venture into the Badlands . . .Time Stopper Annie's newfound home, the enchanted town Aurora, is in danger. The vicious Raiff will stop at n... read more
"A wild and fresh take on fantasy . . . I freaking loved it!" --Lisa McMann, New York Times bestselling author of The Unwanted series, on Time StoppersReturn to the magical town of Aurora in this exhilarating second book in the Time Stoppers series--perfect for fans of Percy Jackson and The Five Kingdoms.Annie is no longer a Nobody--she's a Time Stopper, one of the last humans who can control ... read more
New York Times bestselling author Carrie Jones introduces sassy alien-hunting cheerleader Mana in Flying, the launch of a sparkling new YA Science Fiction series.People have always treated seventeen-year-old Mana as someone in need of protection. She's used to being coddled, being an only child, but it's hard to imagine anything could ever happen in her small-town, normal life. As her mother's... read more
Don't miss this excellent catalyst for one-on-one and classroom discussionToday's top authors for teens and young people come together to share their stories about bullying—as bystanders, as victims, and as the bullies themselves—in this moving and deeply personal collection.Lauren Oliver, R. L. Stine, Ellen Hopkins, Carolyn Mackler, Kiersten White, Mo Willems, Jon Scieszka, Lauren Kate, and m... read more
"A wild and fresh take on fantasy . . . I freaking loved it!" --Lisa McMann, New York Times bestselling author of The Unwanted seriesDiscover the magical town of Aurora in this exhilarating first book in the Time Stoppers series--perfect for fans of Percy Jackson and The Five Kingdoms.Annie Nobody thought she was, well, nobody, living in a nowhere town where nothing goes her way. Day 1 at her ... read more
Moe Berg is not a typical baseball player. He's Jewish―very unusual for the major leagues in the 1930s―has a law degree, speaks several languages, and loves traveling the world. He also happens to be a spy for the U.S. government. When World War II begins, Moe trades his baseball career for a life of danger and secrecy. Using his unusual range of skills, he sneaks into enemy territory to gathe... read more
Aimee's deceased mother struggled with mental illness & hallucinations, & Aimee thinks it could be hereditary. Alan is Aimee's best friend Courtney's cousin. He is in touch with a kind of spiritual mysticism from his Native American heritage. In a desperate plea to find her father, Courtney invites a demonic presence into her life.
FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF NEED AND CAPTIVATE Winner of the 2008 Maine Literary Award! Dylan is Belle's true love-maybe even her soulmate. Until one day when Dylan drops the ultimate bomb: he's gay. Where, Belle wonders, does that leave her? And how will the rest of their small town deal with an openly gay Homecoming King? This beautifully written debut explores what happens... read more
FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF NEED AND CAPTIVATE After landing a lead role in the high school musical, freshman Liliana Faltin is hoping for some stability and happiness in her life. But her mom's live-in boyfriend has a thing for booze, touching, and telling dark family secrets. And the other people in her world aren't exactly role-model material, either. Her unreliable father... read more
Carrie Jones, the New York Times bestselling author of Flying, presents another science fiction adventure of cheerleader-turned-alien-hunter Mana in Enhanced.Seventeen-year-old Mana has found and rescued her mother, but her work isn’t done yet. Her mother may be out of alien hands, but she’s in a coma, unable to tell anyone what she knows. Mana is ready to take action. The only problem? Nobody... read more
FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF NEED AND CAPTIVATE People keep changing who they are & defining themselves by their own choices, and that's cool most of the time, but not all the time. No, it's not cool all the time at all. Belle is closing in on her last few months of high school and things are much better than they were before. Well, almost. Belle's not too sure about all the s... read more
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I love reading and writing (but not arithmetic)! After a decade in publishing, I now freelance edit books for children and young adults.
I am a former senior editor at Little, Brown with over 14 years of experience editing acclaimed and bestselling children's and YA fiction.