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Win an ARC of Death, Dickinson, and the Demented Life of Frenchie Garcia

I’ve been beyond excited for you guys to meet Frenchie Garcia ever since her story floated into my mind about two years ago.  She’s weird and warped and funny and tragic and all shades of an angsty teen dealing with … Continue reading

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The YAmazing Race with MGnificent prizes is ON, again!

AND THE WINNER IS . . . Sorry guys, I forgot to post the winner yesterday! Chri, You’re the winner of a signed copy of The Downside of Being Charlie! Please contact me at jesanchez at mac dot com so … Continue reading

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Hey, look, I joined the cool kids!

Hey guys, I’m blogging once a month over at YA Outside The Lines with a group of awesome YA authors! Head on over and take a look around. This month, we’re blogging about “Characters on the Fringe.”  Isn’t that a … Continue reading

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Weird fish/shrimp/lobster analogies that may or may not make sense and why I’m okay if somebody hates my book

I hate shrimp. And lobster. And fish. And crab. And well, basically anything that comes from the sea.  And I have absolutely no reason for hating it. -I’m not allergic to seafood (not really, once I got black spots on … Continue reading

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OH WHERE, OH WHERE HAVE I BEEN…?

I know it seems like I haven’t written a blog post in a while, but I have . . . over at these wonderful blogs.  Check them out if you have a chance, although, I warn you, it’s me overkill. 🙂 … Continue reading

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Tomorrow I will Stare at a Blank Page . . .

I just sent the first draft of book 2 to my editor.  So, I have some time to kill before I hear back from her and get editorial notes and begin rewriting and revising.  It is thrilling, in a way, … Continue reading

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The New Year Post

I’m not a naturally peppy person, but I have to admit, there’s been an insane amount of exclamation points, giggling, and good crying this year.  Which is nauseating even to me, but, what can I say.  It’s true. Because during … Continue reading

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