Every Last Word recently won the Cybils Award for Young Adult Fiction and my feet still haven't touched the ground! I got to chat with the awards committee about my inspiration for Every Last Word, my thoughts on mental health in fiction, and what I’m working on next. Read the interview here: http://www.cybils.com/2016/04/interview-with-tamara-ireland-stone.html
Q. Sam, the main character in your story, is a teen secretly struggling with OCD. Why did you decide to talk about this illness and what do you hope your YA readers will gain from sharing this story? A: I first became interested in telling a story about a teen with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
It was such an honor to talk with Amy Rubinate. I’m proud to be part of the Ideal Audiobooks family and so grateful to have Amy’s narrating talents on the Every Last Word and Time Between Us audiobooks! Check out the conversation at the link below. READ MORE
'Every Last Word' Blog Tour: Author Tamara Ireland Stone on High School - Friends vs. Tribes Be sure to check out our review of Every Last Word (spoiler alert: it’s amazing!) and enter the giveaway below to win a copy for yourself and your best friend! “Every Last Word is a sweet, poignant story about
“Tamara Ireland Stone tore open our hearts, then healed them back up in EVERY LAST WORD, the story of Sam, a girl with OCD who finds her voice and her courage through an underground poetry group. After finishing the book, we knew we had to reach out to Tamara for more on what inspired this
reachoutusa: In today’s blog, we talk to YA author Tamara Ireland Stone about tackling OCD, toxic friends & the healing power of words in her upcoming novel EVERY LAST WORD. Check it out on ReachOut.com It was an honor to talk with the wonderful people at ReachOut.com. Click here for the full interview.
I’m honored to be a guest on Publishers Weekly’s PW KidsCast this week, talking about OCD, poetry, friendship, learning to be brave with my words, and the healing power of writing. Listen online: PW KidsCast Listen on iTunes: KidsCast on iTunes
My good friend, Sandra, was kind enough to interview me about my new book, Time Between Us / El tiempo entre nosotros, in Spanish! We hope you enjoy this chat about the characters in the story, the reason I chose to write about time travel, and why I love writing for teens. Mi buena amiga, Sandra,