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Breaking News!

My entry Who Will Be Winter? was picked for #QueryKombat 2015! Whee! Yay! Yippee!

Check it out on SC Write’s blog. I’m proud to be on Team #Writerbees – even if I don’t make it past the first round. 129 more words

Leslie Zampetti

Better late than never

Apologies for the late post this week! But, like children with homework, I have a very good reason. BookExpo America.

This was the last year for a time that BEA will be held in NYC, and I spent all of Friday at the show. 524 more words

Leslie Zampetti

Bogged down

I’m in the midst of wrapping up the school year while trying to make a good start on a new novel. My summer goal is to have a complete first draft by the time the new school year starts. 286 more words

Musings On Writing

In Which I Got to See the Innards of Chronicle Books and They Were Beautiful...

I got to be one of thirty privileged people on a tour of Chronicle Books on Friday, thanks to my phone appendage and the connections of SCBWI.   142 more words


Today I had a dramatic morning.

After the second bus passed with “NEXT BUS PLEASE” plastered across its display, I walked up to the next stop, only to find the next bus wasn’t for twenty minutes. 373 more words

Leslie Zampetti