One April day in 2013, I got a creepy idea that would not let me go. I sat down and started writing in the voice of a girl who visits the mind of a serial killer every night in her dreams. Only she knows what he’s done; only she can catch him. And that might … More The Big Announcement: How Creeping Myself Out Led to a Deal for My Debut Novel
My lovely sister, Eva Sollberger, makes a video series called “Stuck in Vermont.” It’s a weekly look at something cool our state has to offer, and it appears on the Seven Days website and the local CBS affiliate. Anyway, a couple of weeks ago, Eva and her buff filmmaker friend, Michael (yes, film geeks can be … More You Know You Missed the Summer When…
My two lives — as a YA writer and a movie critic — collide when I watch movies based on popular YA novels. And that happens more and more often these days. I like having the extra insight that comes from having read the book — especially when the adaptation is a good one, like … More YA Books on Screen: How I Live Now
If you know me, you know I work late on Mondays, sometimes really late. And if you know me, you know I love “Breaking Bad.” Those two unchangeable facts of my life collided this past Monday when I missed my chance to watch my favoritest show of the past decade win a whole slew of … More Yay, Breaking Bad! Yay, science!
Tuesday is the day I write a movie review for the newspaper where I work, along with blurbs for this weekend’s new releases. Come the weekend, I’ll have to see one of these movies, so it’s always a mildly exciting time for me (yes, really. I still have hope for new movies). To be honest, … More New Movie Tuesday: Double Your Fun