Young Adult Fiction Writer

No Time Travel For J – It’s Not Good For Her Health

I’m over at EMU’s Debuts today, talking about authority and research and why people like me should never time travel. I hate the feeling that I’ve been neglecting the blog lately, but between the Day Job and the debut and trying to write the next book and convincing the Boy to leave his cave and […]

J’s Medieval Bookshelf III

J’s Medieval Bookshelf This week’s volume is E.A. Lewis’s Mediaeval Boroughs of Snowdonia. Age I first read it: early twenties Acquired: Winter Holiday present to myself, 2009, from funds sent to me by my now-late grandmother Best things: Excessively complicated pseudo-Victorian title, charming turn-of-the century prose, thorough, detailed, good footnotes. Drawbacks: Vague index, not nearly […]

  • The Wicked and the Just

    Medieval teenagers behaving badly. Out now from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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    WJ PB