- The New York Times will be announcing its "20 Under 40" list of the "most talented and important American writers of their generation." One eligible novelist says making the cut is like "a hot Jersey girl getting into a trendy nightclub." Personally, I think John Green should make the list, but I bet you a gazillion dollars he doesn't. *grumble*
- Author Natalie Whipple has a guide to YAWESOME, the language of young adult writers on social media.
- The always hilarious Cake Wrecks featured kids book cakes in its Sunday Sweet segment.
Kate is the author of After the Fall, coming January 24, 2017 from Farrar, Straus and Giroux. A former teacher and grant writer, she now owns a treehouse-building business in the Ozarks and hosts the Badass Ladies You Should Know interview series.