The official cover reveal for MICK & MICHELLE is on June 29th!
Stay tuned 🙂
Main writing goals:
- complete two manuscripts that are half-way there at this point
- get beat-readers to shred said manuscripts to pieces, then build them up and get started on querying
- revise a shelved manuscript
- keep in touch with my writer friends
- promote my late fall YA, Mick & Michelle
- write a bucket list
- travel to Svalbard
- spend more time at my parents’ cabin
- go camping with the kids
- pick blueberries in the fall
- mountain bike even when it’s raining
- appreciate my gray hairs
My final list of Diverse Retelling Readathon Categories & Titles:
Small Publisher: MARIAN by Ella Lyons. Completed 20/12-16.
Published 2016: THE STAR-TOUCHED QUEEN by Roshani Chokshi. Completed 26/12-16.
POC Protagonist: THE SUMMER OF CHASING MERMAIDS by Sarah Ockler. Completed 28/12-16
LGBTQIA Protagonist: BEAST by Brie Spangler. Completed 30/12-16
Non-Western Setting: THE ROSE AND THE DAGGER by Renee Ahdieh. Completed 25/12-16
Wild Card: The Ninety-Ninth Bride by Catherine F. King. Completed 29/12-16.
This is what I’ll be doing later this month:
The readathon is organized by Julia Ember, who has put up a great list of suggested reads. I’m looking forward to digging into a nice stack of diverse books 🙂
My current plan is to read the following titles:
Ella Lyons – MARIAN
Sara Ockler – THE SUMMER OF CHASING MERMAIDS
Brie Spangler – BEAST
Renee Ahdieh – THE ROSE AND THE DAGGER
Francesca Lia Block – LOVE IN THE TIME OF GLOBAL WARMING