off on adventures

By the time you read this, I will be on a bus. GREETINGS, FUTURE-PEOPLE. Anyway. I’m heading to the SCBWI winter conference in New York City. Not actually attending the conference, but a bunch of my friends will be there and since NY is basically right next door to me I really have no excuse not to go. So! … More off on adventures

words of wisdom

From CNN’s interview with Amor Towles, author of The Rules of Civility: I’ve been writing fiction since I was a kid. From the age of 15 to 25, I probably wrote more than 50 short stories, one of which was published in “the Paris Review” in 1989. Then in my late 30s and early 40s, … More words of wisdom

Introducing…

So I have come to realize that there has been a major oversight in my blogging. I have not yet—or barely—touched on one of my favorite subjects: Oscar Wilde. This man: Oh, the hotness. So I am going to institute a new feature here at Gracetopia. Yes, you guessed it: Wilde Wednesdays! Why Wednesday? Because … More Introducing…

drumroll please…

I would like to hereby announce the upcoming publication of Break by the absolutely amazing debut author Hannah Awesomesauce Moskowitz. Jonah is on a mission to break every bone in his body. Everyone knows that broken bones grow back stronger than they were before, and Jonah wants to be stronger—needs to be stronger—because everything around … More drumroll please…