Writing UNFRIENDLY COMPETITION all day. Team Canterwood, stay tuned to my Twitter (which feeds into Facebook) for spoiler hints, possible lines from the book and other updates as I write! :)
Saturday, September 25, 2010
Sunday, September 19, 2010
Wrote my first agent query letter last night since, well, 2006 and it's going to need some tweaking before it's ready to go out. Exciting, though! Got my agent list set and plan to query soon. Crossing my fingers!
Saturday, September 18, 2010
Happy Saturday, Team Canterwood!
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Busy doesn't begin to cover it right now! Book due in a week or so plus a million personal things. But, after UNFRIENDLY COMPETITION is done, I think I'm going to start looking for agents who rep YA. Eeek!
Team Canterwood, if you've read ELITE AMBITION and want to give it a review (be totally honest, obvi!) feel free to do so at Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble.com, Borders.com or any other bookseller site. YOU guys are keeping the series going.
Ooooh, and guess what? I saw text pics from the cover shoot yesterday and WHOA! Wait till you see the new covers!! I can't wait to share them with you! :)
Saturday, September 11, 2010
Happy Saturday, everyone!
I've been under the weather for a week or so, so I've been offline. But, I'm slowly getting back to normal. I missed blogging and chatting with Team Canterwood!
Also, the photo shoot is on Monday! Um, YAY!! Sadly, I'm not feeling well enough to go. :( :( But I've got the best team ever and we've got some amazing stuff already lined up for the covers. They're going to be FABULOUS--you'll see.
I'm about to get back to working on UNFRIENDLY COMPETITION, so I'm glad to jump back into Canterwood land. The book will be finished soon and, sniff, it'll be the last time I write from Sasha's POV. But, I'm also extremely excited. When this book is done, Kate and I will be working on our YA idea together and *that's* supersuperexciting. :)
I hope you're all having a wonderful weekend!
Saturday, September 4, 2010
Happy weekend, everyone!
I'm superbusy working on Canterwood, but wanted to announce a little news that's unrelated to the series but *is* writing related.
I thought it was time to unveil my real last name as I'm in the very early stages of working on a young adult novel project and that book, if it ever sold, would be released under my real name. I blogged a while ago that Jessica Burkhart was my pen name and wanted to let all of my awesome readers know what name to look for when future projects (hopefully!) pop up on shelves in the future. All Canterwood books and likely any new tween books will be published under Jessica Burkhart. So don't worry about having to look for Canterwood on a different shelf in your bookstore.
Later this fall, a Website will go live under my name. I've already started a blog, but don't have much time to update it right now.
Anyway, if you want to keep up with my projects for older readers, check out my new *blog. And my real name? Jessica Ashley. :)
* Keep in mind that this blog will be discussing more mature content than Canterwood depending on the nature of my projects.*
Hearts to you all and happy long weekend!