WELCOME TO THE DARK HOUSE is out! Run, don't walk, to your favorite bookstore or library to get yourself a copy. Remember, if the bookstore doesn't have it on the shelf, they can always order it for you, free of charge.
I will be at the Boston Teen Author Fest, Boston, MA on Saturday, September 27th from 10AM-4PM. See you there!
I will be at the Odyssey Bookstore, South Hadley, MA on Saturday, October 25th, at 4PM. Joining me on a panel will be fellow young adult authors Hillary Monahan, Micol Ostow, and Jeff Hart. Hope to see you!
I will be at the Belmont Public Library, Belmont, MA on Saturday, November 1st, 2014, at 2PM PM with fellow young adult authors Kim Harrington, Diana Renn, and Erin Dionne. Hope to see you there!
TLA, April 2015, Austin Texas. I'll be there. Details coming soon.
ANYTIME ONLINE CREATIVE WRITING CRITIQUE
I will send you, via e-mail, a 26-page packet of information and exercises for character-building, plot structure, dialogue, point-of-view, revision, and more. In addition, You can submit up to 10 pages (double-spaced, 12 point font, standard margins) of writing for my editorial notes. I will critique the pages, addressing any issues, including but not limited to plot, character development, syntax, grammar, and dialogue. I will point out what I believe works and offer some advice for an overall direction.
After I give notes, I will be available via e-mail for follow up if you have questions.
This class is available now. I will take up to ten students at a time and get back to you within one week of payment.
To sign up for the online writing critique, please e-mail me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bookplates now available! Bookplates are sticker-like labels that I will personally address to you and sign. It's meant for you to adhere to the inside of your book – the next best thing to an autographed copy. If you'd like one of these, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Attn. Laurie Faria Stolarz
c/o Llewellyn Worldwide Publications
2143 Wooddale Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125-2989