Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Winner and What's Up This Week

And the winner of Laurie Stolarz's DEADLY LITTLE LIES is:


Congratulations! Please send your mailing instructions to gerb (@) lindagerber (.) com and we'll get that out to you. Everyone else, please check in on Friday, when we welcome debut author Scott Neumyer to the blog, with his new MG book JIMMY STONE'S GHOST TOWN.

What's up this week?

Happy Birthday, Edgar Allen Poe! (Anyone notice how much he looks like Bill Murray?)

Edgar Nominees Announced (The Edgars)

SCBWI NY Conference coming! (NY11SCBWI) <<< style="font-weight: bold;">

Don't miss the pre-conference info (Alice Pope) <<<< style="font-weight: bold;">Poor Borders (PW) Diamond won't play with them anymore, either.

Really? Snookie instead of Vanderpool? (PW) The Today Show has lost it.

This might help (FB) Join the FB Campaign to bring Newbery and Caldecott winners to the Today Show.

More E-book Challenges (Nathan Bransford) Charting new territory.

Whoa. I'm now a Gemini? (Gawker) Er... are my husband and I still compatible? : )

Just kidding (CNN) Whew. Because, you know, I was really worried. #thiswasreallynews?

No Name Calling Week next week (B&N) Check out the author message videos. Friends Lisa and Margaret join in the message. Love how Margaret kind of eases out of the frame at the end of hers. : )

Upcoming YA book to film adaptations (The Hub) Especially looking forward to WATER FOR ELEPHANTS.

More Animal die-offs! Panic! (Hispanically Speaking) I'm telling you, read THE THINGS THAT KEEP US HERE by Carla Buckley. Such a good book. And so much more satisfying that conspiracy theories...

The Benefits of Hideous Fonts ( Huh. Who'da thunk?

Australian Flood Relief (Authors for Queensland)

Quora Questions and Answers (All Things Digital)

Kodak Panel on the Future of the Industry (PW)

Happy Release Week to: Paige Harbison (HERE LIES BRIDGET) , and Julie DeVillers & Jennifer Roy ( TIMES SQUARED)!

This Week's Video Link: (Thanks, Kate!)