Just Effing Entertain Me: A Screenwriter’s Atlas

Today, we’re celebrating the release of a great new book on screenwriting,  Just Effing Entertain Me: A Screenwriter’s Atlas, written by Hollywood script guru Julie Gray.  I had the privilege of being able to interview Julie about her new book and how it can help aspiring screenwriters find success. Personally, one of my favorite parts ofContinue reading “Just Effing Entertain Me: A Screenwriter’s Atlas”

I Win Yoga

Yoga is not a competitive sport, nor is there any shame in relaxing into Child’s Pose when a posture becomes too strenuous. But even though I’ve been practicing yoga for seventeen years, there still are times when I find this difficult to remember—times when I glance around the studio as I’m setting up my matContinue reading “I Win Yoga”

The YAmazing Race is over!

Thank you all so much for entering the YAmazing Race.  Winners will be announced on the Apocalypsies’ website tomorrow (10/30), but due to the hurricane and the possibility of people losing power, you will have a full week to claim your winnings. The winner of my personal giveaway is Christa S. of Christa’s Hooked onContinue reading “The YAmazing Race is over!”

Last Stop: Blue Bunny

I’m still riding the high from last night’s excellent reading/book-signing at Blue Bunny Books & Toys.  Or maybe it was all those cupcakes I ate. 😉 So happy I got the chance to meet some local tweens & teens as well as some lovely and enthusiastic booksellers.   Of course, no Road Trip Book TourContinue reading “Last Stop: Blue Bunny”

Giveaway Tuesday: Road Trips Rock!

In just one month from today, REUNITED hits the shelves!  So, in celebration of the final countdown, I’m offering four straight weeks of giveaways, either with a music theme, a road trip theme, or both! Since Level3’s reunion show is the thing that motivates Alice, Summer, and Tiernan (ex-best friends) to hop into a van together andContinue reading “Giveaway Tuesday: Road Trips Rock!”

Cheez-Its, Democracy, and Me

My husband is a Cheez-Its fan, and since he brings his lunch to work every day, we often have a box in the house.  Which is how I became aware of the Cheez-Its “Vote for the Top Cheese” campaign currently on the back of the box, where snackers are urged to log on to FacebookContinue reading “Cheez-Its, Democracy, and Me”