Monthly Archives: March 2011

How I Met My Agent

It was pouring rain when I arrived at the small college campus a few miles from my house for my first Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) conference. In my bag I had six copies of the first ten pages of my manuscript, one complete copy, my query letter, and a one-page synopsis.

By | 2017-09-01T21:32:03+00:00 March 24th, 2011|Categories: Writing|Tags: , , , |6 Comments

Feeling Real

For the last two weeks, it seems like something amazing happens and I say the words, "Okay, NOW I feel like this is all really happening". Here was today's "something":     This giant box of books arrived from my fabulous new editor, Lisa Yoskowitz, and the incredible team at Disney*Hyperion. My kids went nuts. I

By | 2017-05-03T09:44:58+00:00 March 23rd, 2011|Categories: Writing|2 Comments

The News Is Out

It's official! MOBIUS will be on bookshelves in Fall 2012 thanks to an amazing group of people at Disney-Hyperion! Here's what Publishers Weekly had to say today: Disney-Hyperion Time Travels with ‘Mobius’ In a two-book, six-figure acquisition, Lisa Yoskowitz at Disney-Hyperion bought North American rights to Tamara Ireland Stone’s debut YA novel, Mobius. Caryn Wiseman at

By | 2017-05-03T09:44:58+00:00 March 21st, 2011|Categories: News, Time Between Us|Tags: , , |0 Comments