Posted on Apr 27, 2011 in Uncategorized | 21 Comments

The following took place between 10:30 and 11:30 p.m. Events occur in semi-real time. So last night I was hanging out with my friend Jocelyn who recently moved to NYC from Chicago (she’s a Bears fan, but cool so all is forgiven). I was showing her around my fav part of the City and ended […]

The Cut

Posted on Apr 25, 2011 in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

I realized this morning that today is the one year anniversary of when I donated my hair to Locks of Love. I grew up with short hair and wore my hair at or above my collarbone for most of my adult life. So a few years ago, I thought I would grow my hair out […]

Ladies and Gentlemen… TAKE A BOW!

Posted on Apr 22, 2011 in Uncategorized | 14 Comments

“Untitled Book #3” has a title: Take a Bow! The attendees at the NYPL’s Teen Author Night a couple weeks ago not only got to see me in the Pajants (see previous blog), but were the first to hear the title when my editor, the fabulous David Levithan, told me that I could reveal it (I […]

With Pajants Comes Great Responsibility

Posted on Apr 13, 2011 in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

By now it is the stuff of legends. The ghosts of Jane Austen, Louisa May Alcott, and Charlotte Bronte visited author Julia DeVillers in her dreams. They told her, “You must create a new sisterhood of YA authors with pajama jeans.” Oh wait. That’s a total lie. My bad. What I believe happened was that […]

Friday’s Favorite: Jen Calonita PLUS chance to win SIGNED book!

Posted on Apr 1, 2011 in Uncategorized | 14 Comments

For those of you who follow me on Twitter or Facebook or just see my events page, you’ve seen a familiar name keep popping up time and again: Jen Calonita. Jen and I have done a bunch of events together and besides being one of my favorite people, she’s also one of my favorite authors. […]