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twitter chat!, Alabama visit--YAY!

Thursday, April 29, 2010

First, I'm thrilled to say that I'm going to be the first author to ever do a readergirlz twitter chat! I'll be chatting on twitter at 9 PM EST/ 6 PM PST on this coming Monday, May 3rd, and I hope you'll all come by and ask me loads of questions! You can find me on twitter at escottwrites and come 9 PM EST/6 PM PST on Monday, I'll be looking for--and answering--all your questions!



Second, I'm going to Alabama! I'll be in Gadsdsen *this* Saturday, May 1st at the 2010 Geek Fest, and I hope to see loads of you there--it'll be my first time visiting Alabama, and I can't wait!

I also have some links to share:

Over at Writer Unboxed, there's an interesting blog post about creating and deepening characters

And at Genreality, check out Anatomy of an Agent Search

Agent Kristin Nelson on offering your work for free

Pimp My Novel on some terms every aspiring writer, editor, and agent need to know--right of first refusal and non-compete clauses -- seriously, if you don't know these terms, please read these excellent posts because they are very important things everyone should know about.

Agent Jessica Faust breaks down why she's rejected query letters and wonders about Internet presence--and the importance of making sure that what you've got out there are things you're okay with everyone--even potential publishers or agents--seeing

Could this be the best recipe for chocolate cupcakes EVER? (They certainly look--and sound--pretty amazing!)

Finally, as some of you know, I did a lot of research about cook-offs/amateur cooking competitions when I was writing The Unwritten Rule, and while I learned a lot about contesters (people whose hobby/profession is entering cook-offs/amateur cooking competitions) I didn't learn a lot about what it was like to judge a cook-off. And look what I found? A blog post from a judge in the Crisco 2010 National Pie Championships. So cool!

Oh! And thank you all SO much for the kind words about the paperback release of Love You Hate You Miss You--you all are the BEST!!!

Interview with Jessica Brody!

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

The Girlfriends' Cyber Circuit (GCC) is a webring of YA novelists, and I'm happy to be part of it because I get to talk to other YA authors about their books--which, well, how awesome is that? (And I think we all know how much I love YA!)

Today, I'm talking with Jessica Brody about her new novel, The Karma Club



Me: Tell us about your book in ten words or less!

Jessica: Don’t mess with Karma…


Me: What's the best writing advice you've ever been given?

Jessica: “You can’t fix a blank page.” It's a quote from Nora Roberts that I have hanging on my wall above my computer so I can always see it. It’s absolutely the best writing advice ever! Sometimes you’ll get stuck, sometimes you’ll write crap, but no matter what, you just have to keep going. Keep writing. Even if you end up throwing it all away at the end. Because more often than not, you have to write through the bad stuff to get to the good stuff. And you can always go back and revise later. But you can’t revise something that’s not there!


Me: What do you wish you'd known about being published/publishing before your book/first book came out?

Jessica: Before I got published, I never realized how much self promotion an author has to do to get her book out there. I totally thought I’d sell my first book, my publisher would send me on a 30 city tour around the country and every magazine, radio station and newspaper would be lined up to interview me about it! Not to mention Oprah’s people knocking on my door at all hours of the night to try to get me on her show. Uh…not so much! I love promoting my own books. I just wish I’d known about it earlier so I could have gotten a bigger head start!


Me: What's the last book you read that you loved so much you had to tell everyone about it?

Jessica: Ahh! The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. I LOVE that series! I think my twitter followers and Facebook friends are probably totally tired of hearing about it by now.


Me: I hear you're running a very cool contest...

Jessica: To celebrate the release of The Karma Club, I’m giving away FOUR Flip Video Cameras (as well as TONS of other cool prizes!) and all you have to do to enter is refer people to the site. The more people you refer, the more entries you get, the more chances you have to win! Visit my site, http://www.jessicabrody.com for all the details!


Me: Random Bonus Question! What's your favorite kind of salad dressing?

Jessica: Anything that has TONS of calories. So many that it makes eating a salad pointless.


Great contest, right? Also, Jessica has a trailer for The Karma Club--check it out:

Love You Hate You Miss You--out in paperback today!

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Love You Hate You Miss You is out in paperback this week and yes, it should finally--finally!--be available at your favorite local bookstore.

I know the book was pretty much impossible to find within a few months of it coming out last year, and I admit, that broke my heart. Although Love You Hate You Miss You wasn't published until last year, it was actually one of the first two novels I ever sold (and the third one I ever wrote). It also is one of only two novels I've ever written where I cried while writing part of it.

If you pick it up, I'd love to know what you think of it, and thank you so much for your patience in waiting for this book to be widely available. Your support means the world to me, and I hope you know that! (As for overseas editions--alas, that's out of my hands! If you live overseas, I strongly suggest you check out The Book Depository which offers good prices and free shipping to just about every country!)

packing! and links

Monday, April 26, 2010

I'm packing for NJLA tomorrow (yay!) but I'm also thinking about packing for my trip to Gadsen for the Geek Fest this weekend. Looks like I'll have to check the bag with my clothes in it, as my purse and laptop equal the two carry-on bags I'm allowed.

Okay, before I go back to packing (and working on my copy edits, just in case my editor peeks in!!) I've got some links:

Author Laini Taylor offers her thoughts on plot (it's a three part series, and here is part two and part three)

Agent Jessica Faust on the importance of treating every query like it's your first

Agent, author, and former editor Betsy Lerner on blurbs, what to do when you have a query that's getting you lots of manuscript requests--but no offers, and titles

Over a Genreality, a great post about the importance of saving your work -- as someone who once lost an entire short story, I learned the hard way not only to frequently hit save while I'm writing, but when I'm done with the day's work, I not only save it, but email it to a gmail account I've set up just for keeping drafts, and put it on a flash drive. Overkill? Maybe, but let me tell you, having copies of your drafts can be VERY helpful.

Last week, I posted a link to a blog entry by Margo Lanagan on not writing, and today I've got a link to Permission To Take A Break --"Putting words on paper is only part of the writing process, don’t make it your master."

Great article about how libraries decide to purchase books

One of the things I learned when I was reading about cook-offs for The Unwritten Rule is that a lot of them now require that you use specific packaged products (pre-made cookie dough, shredded cheese, pre-made pizza dough, boxed cake or brownie mixes, etc)--and, interestingly enough, that wasn't always the case. So kudos to Gold Medal Flour for their Scratch Baker's Club Contest!

links! and Alabama...

Thursday, April 22, 2010

It's been a good week out in the blog world for links...

Acclaimed Australian author Margo Lanagan on NOT writing--"Tiring of your own voice can happen when, because you’re so darn regular and dutiful in your writing habits, your writing rate overtakes your generation-of-ideas rate. Lots of writers are very fierce about the notion of applying your bum to a chair on a regular basis, and they’re not entirely wrong. There is a time for regular bum-application—when you’re partway through a draft or a revision of a novel, you have to work steadily. You need to keep the entire novel and all its offshoots uploaded to your mind for a sustained period, if you want the story to have integrity at the end.

But there’s also a time for running around outside, or partying-and-then-sleeping-in, or having a glut of reading for several weeks, or just moping off to the day-job and back. There are times, and they’re more frequent than a lot of people like to admit, when it’s a bad idea to sit down, set your jaw and force yourself once again to your story."


Dystel & Goderich Literary Management on the importance of timing in publishing, censorship--and their first line contest--the deadline for the first line contest is today, and the winner gets their manuscript read by Jim McCarthy!

Pimp My Novel on has a poll up about e-books--will they democratize publishing?

Over at Writer Unboxed, why your characters need to suffer

Agent Jessica Faust on the problem of having an agent request your manuscript, and then you hear...nothing

Editorial Anonymous on whether or not you should mention you had your novel looked at by a professional editor when you query

Awesome picture of how famous authors wrote --- Let's just say some authors had very unique ways of writing. Plus the picture really is super cool.

Agent and author Nathan Bransford on the science of buzz (I personally think buzz comes down to two things, neither of which authors have any control over: $$ spent by the publisher on marketing the book/author and word of mouth--what do you think?)

Oh, author smackdown! -- My fave, I think, is Nabokov's opinion of Hemingway's work. Ouch!

Author Patricia Wood on how she revises

Heard of Mary Sue and wondered who/what she is, and why people hate her so much? Check out Salon's excellent article on Mary Sue -- "What irks readers about Mary Sues is that telltale whiff of an ulterior motive. Instead of contributing to the seamless fictional experience readers want from a book, this character, they sense, is really a daydream the author is having about herself. It's an imposition, being unwittingly enlisted in somebody else's narcissistic fantasy life, like getting flashed in the park. And just about as much fun."

Okay, these sound delicious! Dulce-de-leche-profiteroles

Finally, I'm thrilled to say that on May 1st, I'll be in Alabama at the Gadsen Geek Fest with authors like Chris Crutcher, Barry Lyga, and more--so if you live near Gadsen, be sure to come by--not only are their author talks and signings, there's music, food, prizes--in short, everything you could want!!

Interview with Kay Cassidy!

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

The Girlfriends' Cyber Circuit (GCC) is a webring of YA novelists, and I'm happy to be new member of it because I get to talk to other YA authors about their books--which, well, how awesome is that? (And I think we all know how much I love YA!)

Today, I', lucky enough to interview Kay Cassidy about her new book, The Cinderella Society!



Me: Tell us about your book in ten words or less!

Kay: Secret society dedicated to defeating mean girls of the world

Me: What's the best writing advice you've ever been given?

Kay: The best writing advice I ever got was simple: Writers write. It seems obvious, but it's easy to get caught up in the excitement of talking about a new story instead of getting that new story down on the page. The latter is the only thing that matters.

Me: What do you wish you'd known about being published/publishing before your book/first book came out?

Kay: How difficult it can be to juggle the creative side of the career with the business side of the career. I'm an MBA so the business side came naturally to me in some ways, but having to switch back and forth between the business stuff and the creative aspects can be a challenge. I wish there was a left brain-right brain switch! :-)

Me: What's the last book you read that you loved so much you had to tell everyone about it?

Kay: Nightshade by Andrea Cremer. I read the ARC of it last month (it hits shelves in October 2010) and it completely knocked my socks off. I'm not typically a huge reader of werewolves, but the mythos is so fresh and the characters so vivid and awesome that I was sucked in from the word Go. Calla is hands-down one of my favorite YA heroines ever.

Me: What blogs do you *have* to read? (Or if you don't read blogs, tell us why you don't)

Kay: I used to read a bunch of blogs, but I've been so overwhelmed with the debut of The Cinderella Society and the national Great Scavenger Hunt Contest reading program for kids and teens I host that reading blogs has become a luxury now. When I do have time to read them, I try to rotate my favorites and catch up on some that I've missed. There are too many awesome ones to name, but I do love PubRants for industry tidbits.

No answer to my random bonus question about favorite salad dressing, so I guess that one will have to remain a mystery...in the meantime, congrats to Kay on the release of The Cinderella Society, and she's totally sold me on Nightshade!!

contest winners, help out PA libraries, and links...

Monday, April 19, 2010

Congrats to twentyxfragments, Kelsey, I Heart Book Gossip, Hannah, Tricia, Kathleen Liz, and mismikado for each winning a free young adult novel from last week's "talking about food" contest--which, I have to say, is now one of my all time fave entries because just reading it makes my food-crazed mind go to a happy place!

However, there were several other comments I *adored*--but the people who left them didn't leave an email address and their blogs--if they had one--had no contact info. Please remember that if you don't leave me a way to get in touch with you, I can't let you know if you've won a contest!

Moving on, PAYA is having another auction this year to raise money for Pennsylvania's libraries, and I've donated a signed copy of The Unwritten Rule--but not just a regular signed copy! It's the one I've used for all my readings so far, so it's marked up with all sort of notes and scribbles--trust me, it's definitely one of a kind (and I'm going to miss it, but it's going for a great cause!) Please check out the auction here.

And today I've got loads of links:

Author Hallie Ephron on writing advice

This has been posted a bunch, but it really is hilarious--from The New York Times, A Tax Form for the Marginally Employed (Special Deductions for Freelancers)

Author Debra Garfinkle on troubleshooting five potential writing problems

From Writer Unboxed, Anna Elliott on her writing crisis point -- "Every writer is different, but for me, I hit 30,000 words and like clockwork realize that I’m going to have to scrap a sizable chunk of what I’ve written and start all over again.

But you know what? I’m beginning to think that’s actually a good thing."


A look at one the industry's best known and most respected agents, Jodi Reamer (including a link about querying her from one of her clients)

From Dystel & Goderich Literary Management, a really lovely post about authors helping other authors

Agent Jessica Faust points out that hey, guess what? Agents want to make a living--and the way they do that? Selling books to publishers.

Author Nicola Morgan tackles the question of how long a book should be

Editorial Anonymous answers reader questions

Totally unrelated, but well, it's no secret I like food--check out these mini-ice-cream-cookie-cups that won the 44th Pillsbury Bake-Off! (The million-dollar winning (yep, that's right!) recipe is here)

win a copy of all my published books, links, and food contest! (plus, come see me and loads of famous authors in NYC TONIGHT!!)

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

My fourth video blog for the readergirlz can be found here--and if you watch and comment, you could win a set of *all* my published books, including the upcoming Grace (which I'd send to you when it come out in September)

It's been a huge honor to be the Author in Residence at readergirlz, and I've loved getting to know every member of the team. But! I'm thrilled to say that although I've done my last video blog as an Author in Residence, I'm still going to be part of readergirlz--they were kind enough to ask me to join the team of readergirlz divas, and I gladly accepted. I'm now the readergirlz author liaison, which means I take care of coordinating author visits for the readergirlz and let me tell you, there are some great author visits coming up (John Green, Ally Carter...see, told you they were great!)

Before I get to the links, I also wanted to remind you to tell me about your favorite food/place to eat--you stand to win up to two FREE young adult novels just for doing so and hey, it's talking about food! Who doesn't love that? So head on over here and share YOUR thoughts!

Okay, now on to the links:

Dystel & Goderich Literary Management on building a client and wondering why (some) authors fail (a riff on the excellent blog post below...)

A great--if at times, hard to read because it's so true--blog post on Why (Some) Authors Fail

Agent Kristin Nelson answers more reader questions

From the Book Deal--what authors need to know about bookstore visibility

Agent and author Nathan Bransford on willpower--"But there's only one way to actually do it: BIC. Powering through when you want to stop, blocking out days on the calendar when there are more fun things you could be doing, staring at the pad or screen early mornings and late nights, and most of all, setting aside your doubts along the way."

From agent Jessica Faust, a post about agent workload and one about getting reviews

Pimp My Novel asks if editors should get a percentage of a book's overall sales (Riffing off an article that appeared here)

Genreality on Technology Marches On--or one author's experience with electronic copy edits. I've done them once, and they went fine--except the file got corrupted (!) so I had to go over the page proofs very carefully.

Agent Rachelle Gardener on a topic that strike fear into the heart of just about every writer I know--The Tax Man Comenth -- There's some good, solid tips about money in the post, so if you've ever wondered about writing and taxes, you'll want to check this post out.

And don't forget, if you live in the NYC area, come see me and a bunch of other amazing YA authors read tonight at the Jefferson Market Branch of the NYPL starting at 6 PM!

mmm...food. (and a contest!)

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Maybe it's just because I'm extra hungry this morning for some reason, but I've got food on the brain! (One of the things I liked about writing The Unwritten Rule was putting in all that stuff about cook-offs--they are fascinating, and I had a lot of fun learning about them, and how dedicated contesters are!)

So, as long as I'm thinking about food, I figure--let's have a food-centric contest!

Tell me about your favorite food or place to eat--and if you like to go somewhere that has a website or has been on TV, etc., definitely mention that!

I'll take comments about your favorite food(s)/places to eat through midnight this Friday, April 16th, and then I'll pick the five foods and places that sound the best and each of those ten people (five for food, five for places!) will get a FREE young adult novel!* (And yes, you can comment on your favorite food AND place!)

Can't wait to hear what you all have to say--I'm getting hungrier just thinking about it!


*Because I've blown through just about all of this year's postage budget, this contest is only open to US residents, or those who can have a book mailed to them c/o someone with a US address.

hello, Monday

Monday, April 12, 2010

Normally I'm not super excited about Mondays but this week I am because it means I'm only two days away from heading up to NYC to read from The Unwritten Rule at the Jefferson Market branch of the NYPL with loads of other great authors--so if you're in the NYC area at 6 PM on Wed, come on by and say hello!

Congrats to Kelly, who won the ARC of Will Grayson, Will Grayson for her suggested questions for my next rgz video blog (which I'm shooting today--must remember to brush hair before I do it!!)

And now on to the links:

Great post from NYT best-seller Allison Winn Scotch on how she writes -- "Because, you see, I don’t actually write all that quickly. I think it just seems that way from the outside view. What I do instead is sort of what a bricklayer does when building a house: I lay down each level, brick by brick, until I can step back and say, “Wow, I actually constructed something pretty sizable here.”"

Presenting Lenore on Book Bloggers Behaving Badly -- at over 140 comments, this post definitely generated some talk!

Elizabeth Bear on the romaticization of writing -- For me, this rings so true: "But I do find that writing is hard work, and the more I know about it the harder it gets. One reason for this, of course, is that in every other line of creative endeavor, when one finds a solution to a prickly problem, one has that solution in one's tool box for the future. But in narrative, every time the problem arises, you have to try to come up with a new and trickier solution."

Marie Brennan on writer's block -- "I think "writer's block" is possibly the single most unhelpful idea in the world of writing.

Some people say they don't believe in writer's block. Me, I believe in writer's blockS. In other words, there are many different causes that can produce the effect of Not Writing -- and they each have their own particularized solution.


John Scalzi is not a fan of electronic ARCs -- What I like best about this entry is how he points out that, hey, guess what? Not everyone wants to read a full-length book on their computer or even has an e-reader, despite what the Internet might have you think.

Thought-provoking post--Is a love interest a must in YA?

Editorial Anonymous follows up on the Rejectionst's post about having an MFA in writing--"Have you been Highly Educated in writing? That's wonderful. You've spent years thinking about what makes writing good, and practicing those skills, and caring, and god knows we need more of that. The slush pile blesses your heart.

However, what MFA programs tend to instill in writers is an appreciation for their fellow writers as sole audience, because through all that workshopping, your fellow writers are your sole audience.

Guess what? If you want to be published, writers are not your audience."


Jim Hines on negative reviews --"However, there’s no such thing as a book that appeals to everyone. If you expect absolutely everyone to love your writing, you’re gonna be mighty disappointed...The fact that more reviews are cropping up for my books, and that these reviews are a mix of both positive and negative, suggests to me that I’m reaching that outer circle. New readers are picking up my stuff and giving it a try, and that is a very good thing."

This is an older blog post, but very much worth reading if you're looking for an agent: author Sarah Ockler on Don't Settle

Finally, help out PA libraries--and see all the notes I make before readings by bidding on my very-marked up copy of The Unwritten Rule here: http://bit.ly/d93Z7X

pssst...free books! and spaghetti

Thursday, April 08, 2010

I was so tired last night that I decided to make myself spaghetti for dinner because all you have to do is boil the water, cook the pasta, sauce it, and then bam! Dinner!

Easy, right?

Not for me! I managed to boil all of the water out of the pot and only figured it out when--well, let's just say that the burning smell was very distinctive and leave it at that.

I ended up eating Fritos for dinner. (Which, you know, wasn't too much of a hardship!!)

Moving on, don't forget that you've got until midnight tomorrow to tell me what you'd like to see in my next--and final--author video blog for the readergirlz--the suggestions I like most all get a free book(s), so what are you waiting for? Head over here and tell me what you'd like me to talk about!

One very, very cool thing--I got a note from someone yesterday telling me to go to http://authors.simonandschuster.com/ -- so I do, and what's up at the top, under Author Voice?

Yep. Me! I let out a little scream of glee (okay, a big one)--and if you'd like to see the post, just head over to authors.simonandschuster.com and click on Author Voice, and you can read my thoughts about the importance of dreams. (Thank you, Simon & Schuster!)

Links:

Dystel & Goderich Literary Management on the importance of never taking anything for granted in the publishing world (which springboards off an earlier PW article about the same thing that I'm pretty sure I've linked to before, but hey, it's worth checking out again here)

The Rejectionist has some thoughts to share with those who have MFAs in writing -- a sample: "3. You have to write a query letter. You really do. Your query letter needs to tell us the following: 1. Who you are and 2. WHAT YOUR BOOK IS ABOUT. Even if you are a Stegner Fellow."

Great blog post about a very tricky agent area--the not so bad, but no so great agent

Nathan Bransford wants to know what classic books you haven't read--as someone who went off to college with HUGE gaps in her reading of the classics, thanks to my weird school system's idea of what made a "classic" (hello, having to read both Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead in order to graduate. And yes, I am NOT KIDDING.) I love this post. It doesn't make me feel so bad about all the things I am supposed to have read but never have.

The INTERN has a guest post by a bookstore employee that highlights things you, as an author, have no control over, as well as the things you can control, especially when it comes to your local bookstore(s)

Pimp My Novel on the TPO, or Trade Paperback Original

Finally, congrats to Natalie, Shana, Heather, Rebecca, and Allie, who each get $25 gift cards to the bookstore of their choice as part of the Celebrate The Unwritten Rule contest, and again, a big thank you to everyone who entered--I had fun giving away books, and I hope you all enjoy The Unwritten Rule!

thank you!, upcoming appearances, and links (oh, and free books too...)

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

First, a HUGE thank you to everyone who sent in a picture of their receipt for The Unwritten Rule and helped celebrate the book's release! And, as promised in the contest, I'll be picking five people who entered the contest at random today--and those five people will each get a $25 gift card to the bookstore of their choice!

Moving along, I've got a couple of events this month that I wanted to let you know about:

On April 14th, I'll be reading from The Unwritten Rule at the Jefferson Market Branch of the New York Public Library as part of the Teen Author Reading Night Series. Loads of other amazing authors will be there, so if you live in the area, please come!

And on April 27th, I'm thrilled to say I'll be speaking at the New Jersey Library Association Conference with Patricia McCormick and Matt de la Pena -- if you're going to be at the conference, our panel starts at 3:30 PM and we'll be signing books both before and after!

Also! I'm getting ready to do my fourth (and last! sob!) Author in Residence video blog for readergirlz and, of course, I'd love YOUR input as to what I should talk about.

I'll be taking comments about that until midnight this Friday, April 9th. The person with the suggestion(s) I like best will get an ARC of Will Grayson, Will Grayson (yes, THE book everyone is talking about!) and if there are other suggestions I like too--well, I have plenty of free ya novels to give out--so let me know what YOU would like to see me talk about!

Links:

Agent Jessica Faust on book comparisons-- "Just as a comparison can give an agent or editor a very quick and easy idea of what your book is, it can turn them off or, worse, make it more confusing."

Author Carrie Vaughn with a great post on powering through

Maggie Stiefvater on young love and all that jazz--as someone who met her husband-to-be when she was eighteen, and whose parents met when her father was fifteen and her mom was sixteen (they got married when my dad was 20!), this is an entry I can relate to, and I adore what Maggie says here: "Young love is a real thing. It is not for everyone, but it's also not a rare thing only found in novels.

Pimp My Novel on covers--and especially e-book covers

Justine Lee Musk on the thee part framework of an author platform

Finally, Lisa McMann, Lisa Schroeder, Kate Brian, Angela Johnson, Deb Caletti and yours truly are going to be at the Book Divas forums this week--so drop by if you get a chance!

Two+ days to go to get your FREE hardcover...

Monday, April 05, 2010

Don't forget you've got until tomorrow, Tuesday the 6th, at midnight EST to email a picture of your receipt for The Unwritten Rule to elizabethscottcontest@gmail.com so you can get your FREE hardcover YA novel.*

Ever wonder what a P&L is, or FOS, or MSS, or TPO? Then you need to check out Pimp My Novel's very handy list of Terms to Know

How to find an agent
-- straightforward and practical

Over at Genreality, Candace Havens posts about looking back and expectations -- "I thought when I sold that first book that was it. The truth is, that’s when the work really begins...The best advice I can give you after that first sell, is to expect the unexpected."

Pimp My Novel, past the April Fool's day joke, posts some good news about Borders -- for more info, there's also an article here

Editorial Anonymous on the value of having an editor critique an manuscript during a writer's conference/convention and royalties -- I especially like the royalties entry

Agent Jennifer Jackson offers some more query stats and is also running a poll about how long it takes you to write a novel and how long you work on your query letter

Finally, here I am, talking about three things I wish I'd know before I'd gotten published for the YA Rebels


*And since I won't be up till midnight on the 6th, you've basically got till I wake up on Wednesday, the 7th, to get those receipts in! :-)

don't forget to enter The Unwritten Rule contest

Friday, April 02, 2010

This is the last weekend of The Unwritten Rule contest, so don't forget that if you pick up a copy of the book, send your receipt to elizabethscottcontest@gmail.com with your mailing info so you can get your FREE hardcover young adult novel!