Gabrielle on YouTube: Not a Writing Vlog

Exciting news! I’ve started a YouTube channel. I’ve noticed that when I talk to aspiring writers they have a lot of question about the publishing process and the industry and less questions about how to actually write. So I’ve started a series of videos just talking about different aspects of the industry–working with agents, indie … More Gabrielle on YouTube: Not a Writing Vlog

VIDEO: ALA Midwinter Panel: GET BOOKED – Making the Most of Author Visits to Classrooms and Libraries

I appeared on a panel with Deb Caletti, Abby Cooper, Mia García and Claribel Ortega at the American Library Association Midwinter Conference in Seattle. It was a very lively discussion and we were able to share a ton of information and anecdotes about classroom and library visits. The panel was video recorded and that recording … More VIDEO: ALA Midwinter Panel: GET BOOKED – Making the Most of Author Visits to Classrooms and Libraries

Open Letter to Teachers and Librarians who Devalue, Disrespect and Dismiss Young Adult Literature

Like many kidlit authors I am also a parent to a kid. And like most kidlit parents I have heard multiple variations on the general theme of disrespecting my work and the work of my colleagues from the reading professionals who serve my teen and her peers. I’ve about had it. The last time it … More Open Letter to Teachers and Librarians who Devalue, Disrespect and Dismiss Young Adult Literature

ALA Midwinter Panel: GET BOOKED – Making the Most of Author Visits to Classrooms and Libraries

I appeared on a panel with Deb Caletti, Abby Cooper, Mia García and Claribel Ortega at the American Library Association Midwinter Conference in Seattle. It was a very lively discussion and we were able to share a ton of information and anecdotes about classroom and library visits. The panel was video recorded and that recording … More ALA Midwinter Panel: GET BOOKED – Making the Most of Author Visits to Classrooms and Libraries

Writer’s Digest Novel Writing Conference 2018 – Presentation materials

This past weekend I gave two seminars at The Writer’s Digest Novel Writing Conference in Pasadena. I promised attendees I would upload both my Powerpoint Presentations and the handout so here they are for all to enjoy: Perfecting POV Powerpoint Slides What is YA Powerpoint Slides Perfecting POV Handout What is YA Handout Audio recordings … More Writer’s Digest Novel Writing Conference 2018 – Presentation materials

Writer’s Digest Novel Writing Conference – Presentations and materials

This last week I gave two presentations at the Writer’s Digest Novel Writing Conference in Pasadena. It was a great conference! My two sessions were well attended and as promised I’ve got the presentation materials here: The end now what.pptx The End handout The End handout2 And here is the audio file of this presentation … More Writer’s Digest Novel Writing Conference – Presentations and materials