Tag: Middle Grade/ Teens/ YA

What to Expect When You’re Expecting–a BOOK! part10 with Katherine Longshore

I know what you’re thinking: a blog series about EXPECTING A BOOK should have nine posts. Right? Me too, actually. But guess what? Like parenting, and writing books, WHOOSH my book-baby blog has taken on a life of its own– with more fabulous guest bloggers, like KATHERINE LONGSHORE: Katy is the book-mom of three historical… Read more »

What to Expect When You’re Expecting–a BOOK! part9: Baby meets world.

Yes, Virginia–WTEWYEpart 9 was supposed to post last week, but hey–when you have a new book-baby (and your internet goes out…)  TIME and SCHEDULES fly out the window. Just ask Mike Jung, book-dad of the hilarious middle grade novel, GEEKS, GIRLS, AND SECRET IDENTITIES, which came out last October (Happy First Birthday to GG&SI !)… Read more »

What to Expect When You’re Expecting–a BOOK! part8 PostBOOKum

As you might have guessed, Part8 of WHAT TO EXPECT gives us a glimpse of what happens (or doesn’t happen) AFTER THE BOOK IS BORN. Two “First Trimester” friends (see part 4) — JOANNE LEVY and GAE POLISNER are back, and I’m also thrilled to introduce my writing pal, ELANA K. ARNOLD, mom of two,… Read more »

What To Expect When You’re Expecting–a BOOK! part6: Multiple Births (writing a series)

My guests this week on WHAT TO EXPECT…, Chad Morris and Naomi Kinsman, are both authors of middle grades SERIES. Yes, Virginia–Welcome to Part6: MULTIPLE BIRTHS. Chad Morris’ fantasy/adventure series, Cragbridge Hall (Shadow Mountain), follows twins Abby and Derick Cragbridge who go to school in the year 2074, “where students don’t read history, but watch… Read more »

What to Expect When You’re Expecting–a BOOK part5: Book-Dads

Welcome to Part 5 of my blog series, WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING–A BOOK! As promised, we hear from three Book-Dads about their experiences this week–well, sort of… Their reactions confirm (I’m pretty sure you know this…) that unlike a Dad expecting a baby, guys go through a whole lot more when they’re expecting… Read more »