It’s always exciting when someone you know gets published. So I’m thrilled to share that an old critique partner, A.T. O’Connor, is making her debut on November 1 with Whispering Minds, a YA thriller. Here’s the cover blurb:
By day, a terrifying blackness eats at Gemini Baker’s memories. Her nights are filled with unsettling dreams.
After the death of her beloved granny, seventeen-year-old Gemi is left with parents more interested in gambling than paying the bills, a best guy friend who’s looking for love at a time when she has none to give and a dark childhood secret that just might be the key to her sucky life.
During her search for answers, Gemi turns to her cyber friends for support and quickly learns that nobody is who they seem. Not her granny, her friends or even herself. As her blackouts increase in frequency, a threat on her life has Gemi on the run…if only she can remember long enough to keep herself alive.
The book will be available on Amazon, and she’s also hosting giveaways on her blog and Goodreads, so check it out!
Write On Con is back!
If you’ve wanted to go to a conference and connect with writers, editors, and agents, but you don’t have the money or the time to travel to distant locations, Write On Con is for you! It’s FREE! You’ve nothing to lose!
It takes place today and tomorrow, August 13-14, 2013. There are forums where you can get peer reviews of queries, synopses, and manuscript openers. And there are contests and NINJA AGENTS, too! So check it out!
I feel like I’m caught in the rush of back to back writer’s conferences because, well, I am. In the madness of getting ready for LA SCBWI, I completely forgot about Write On Con until I saw the posts announcing it at the AQC forum.
So if you’ve wanted to go to a conference and connect with kidlit writers, editors, and agents, but you don’t have the money or the time to travel to distant locations, Write On Con is for you! It takes place Tuesday–Wednesday, August 14–15, 2012, and the forums are already buzzing with peer reviews of queries, synopses, and manuscript openers. And there are contests and NINJA AGENTS, too! So check it out!
For those who have always wanted to attend a writer’s conference but have trouble footing (or justifying) the entry fee, there’s an amazing opportunity right now over at writersdigest.com!
Writer’s Digest has 1 free pass to give away to a random commenter for a full registration pass at the 2012 San Francisco Writers Conference (Feb. 16-19, 2012). To enter, you will need to comment on Chuck Sambuchino’s post, and spread the news a bit via social media. So if you’ve some way of getting over to San Francisco that weekend, go enter! The deadline is Friday, Feb. 10!