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YA SCAVENGER HUNT SPRING 2016 – TEAM BLUE!

»Posted on Mar 29, 2016

YA SCAVENGER HUNT SPRING 2016 – TEAM BLUE!

CONTEST WINNER: Stacey Kym! THANK YOU TO THE HUNDREDS WHO ENTERED!  HELLO EVERYONE!  Spring 2016 YA Scavenger Hunt! This is my third hunt, and by now I’m a savvy veteran. There are NINE mind-blowing YA author teams currently lurking on the internet,  stuffed with cool bonus materials and pee-your-pants-great giveaways. I’m part of #TeamBLUE. We super bad. SPECIAL NOTE: I’m doing a separate giveaway at the bottom! This is the greatest thing ever, right? The hunt runs from March 29th through April 3rd, beginning and ending at noon Pacific time. All #Virals fans are required to test the waters. Prizes! Deleted and bonus scenes! Sneak peeks, including a new one from the Virals short story, SPIKE, which can be purchased alone or as part of the Virals short story collection TRACE EVIDENCE. It’s out there on #TeamBLUE, AT THIS VERY MOMENT people. CHOP CHOP. ABOUT THE HUNT: If you’ve never

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Hey, Look! It’s Me on The News! #TraceEvidence

»Posted on Feb 5, 2016

Hey, Look! It’s Me on The News! #TraceEvidence

Here’s me talking Trace Evidence and Nemesis with Kristen Miranda on CBS News at Noon. Scintillating!  …

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SPIKE Story Sample! In TRACE EVIDENCE — Available Now!

»Posted on Jan 28, 2016

SPIKE Story Sample! In TRACE EVIDENCE — Available Now!

Here’s a quick taste of Spike, included in our Virals short story collection Trace Evidence, available now. This story is set after the events of Terminal, people. Answers await! They were all clearly dead. Every flower, every centerpiece. Wilted petals. Broken, flaccid stems. Murky brown water filled the bottom of each crystal vase, soiling the white rocks artfully placed within. The same horror repeated throughout the ballroom. I gasped, a hand shooting to my forehead. “What happened to the lilies?” We stood at the entrance to the ballroom, surveying the carnage. The reception was scheduled to begin immediately after the outdoor church service, but now the decorations were only appropriate for a gothic rave. All the dying plants gave me the chills. “I came in here to stash my mother’s purse, and found this.” Hiram’s nose crinkled in a grimace. “It even smells bad. Like the Walking Dead

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Check me out on This Creative Life with Sara Zarr

»Posted on Nov 18, 2015

Check me out on This Creative Life with Sara Zarr

I did a podcast! FANCY. It was a blast, with a great host (and good friend!), the incomparable Sara Zarr. Listen here: http://www.sarazarr.com/archives/4662

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FALL 2015 YA SCAVENGER HUNT — TEAM TEAL!

»Posted on Oct 1, 2015

FALL 2015 YA SCAVENGER HUNT — TEAM TEAL!

HELLO AGAIN EVERYONE! MY CONTEST WINNER – JESSICA JACKSON! CONGRATS JESSICA! Welcome to the Fall 2015 YA Scavenger Hunt! This is my second hunt, and by now I’m a grizzled veteran.  There are eight mind-blowing YA author teams currently on your interwebs, chock full of cool bonus materials and killer giveaways. I’m part of #TeamTEAL. We are super bad. SPECIAL NOTE: I’m doing a separate giveaway at the bottom! Pretty rad, huh? This hunt runs from October 1st through October 4th, beginning and ending at noon Pacific time. All Virals fans must give it a whirl. Prizes! Deleted and bonus scenes! Sneak peaks, including one from me from the new Virals short story, SPIKE, releasing February 2, 2016, in the Virals short story collection TRACE EVIDENCE. It’s out there on #TeamTEAL, RIGHT NOW people. Get looking. ABOUT THE HUNT: If you’ve never done this before, the scavenger hunt runs…

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SUPER-FANS CREATE LIVE-ACTION VIRALS MOVIE!

»Posted on Sep 14, 2015

An awestruck slow-clap for Canadian super-fan Emma Cleland and her six friends Stephanie, Sarah, Victoria, Arden, Sarah and Ben — The 7 Kids On The Block — for making Virals into an actual movie. I’ll let Emma explain their amazing accomplishment herself: This process took us a year and four months. I typed your book into a script, we found our own costumes and locations and used our own camera and editing software to make this possible. We switched Ben, Hiram and Shelton into Beth, Harriet and Shelby as we did not have any male actors. We filmed at various locations, including schools, Western University, malls and parks and even an old house from 1870. It was a ton of hard work and we have been wanting to contact you for some time now to show you as well as thank you for making this awesome series. My friends and I have been reading the Virals series for a long time now and have all your books. This is top-shelf work, people.…

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TRACE EVIDENCE COVER REVEAL!!!

»Posted on Jul 27, 2015

Here’s the brand-spanking-new cover for the upcoming Virals short story collection TRACE EVIDENCE, which will include Shift, Swipe, Shock, and Spike (set after the events of Terminal). It releases February 2, 2016. PRE-ORDER NOW!  …

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Want to Hear Me Read Some Virals? Click ahead!

»Posted on Jul 27, 2015

Want to Hear Me Read Some Virals? Click ahead!

The great folks at TeachingBooks.net had me record some background on the Virals series, as well as a reading of the prologue to Virals. I hope I don’t sound as dorky as I suspect. Tell me what you think! Meet-the-Author and Book Reading. Audio Name Pronunciation.…

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By Popular Demand: A Short NEMESIS Teaser

»Posted on Jul 3, 2015

By Popular Demand: A Short NEMESIS Teaser

NEMESIS The planet is facing destruction, and there’s nothing Min can do about it. But she’s got more immediate problems — like the man who shows up every two years to murder her. On her sixteenth birthday, as she cowers behind her bedroom door, Min wonders, why must she die so many times? What can she do to stop it? Noah just wants to be like everyone else. But he’s not. He’s crazy, and always will be. Horrible waking nightmares of murder and death plague him, though he does his best to hide the signs. But when Noah’s idyllic mountain town begins to spiral toward panic and destruction, is there a chance within the chaos for him to become something more? More Details Coming Soon!

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My Carolina Town Magazine: Author Profile, Brendan Reichs

»Posted on Jun 15, 2015

My Carolina Town Magazine: Author Profile, Brendan Reichs

Hey, look. It’s a feature about me!

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