Tag Archives: @kaaauthor

September 22

No Easy Way to Say It by Katherine Applegate

An awful lot of authors are introverts by nature. If you like solitude and imaginary friends, it’s the perfect vocation. Nonetheless, every couple of years or so, depending on one’s prolificity, the specter of Book Tour — that magical time when introverts transform into faux-extroverts — returns. The only thing worse than going on Book Tour, someone […]

Book Friends by Katherine Applegate

When I visit schools, I always tell kids that being an author is the world’s coolest job. You wear sweatpants to work, you don’t have a boss, and you spend your days making things up. Basically, you’re paid to be a slob, a malcontent, and a liar. There’s only one downside (and I tell kids this […]