Category: OAAA

Choosing Excellence Over Laz..

Choosing Excellence Over Laziness, a GUEST POST by Chelsea Bobulski- OAAA 2018

  I am operating from deep within the Revision Cave, with four deadlines fast approaching for four different projects, and so I thought this would be the perfect time to talk about a problem I often encounter within myself when Revision Time rolls around, and that is my precondition toward laziness. It’s actually really fascinating […]

April 30, 2018

The Fringe Life of Butterfli..

The Fringe Life of Butterflies, A GUEST POST by Lorie Langdon

THE FRINGE LIFE OF RAINBOW-BUTTERFLIES   Some people are born to fit in. You know the ones. They arrive for kindergarten in a classic pink dress and sweater set with such a deep, abiding confidence that it draws people into their light like little moth minions. Even the teachers give them special privileges such as […]

April 25, 2018

A Moment with Margaret Peter..

A Moment with Margaret Peterson Haddix- OAAA 2018

ABOUT MARGARET: Margaret Peterson Haddix grew up on a farm near Washington Court House, Ohio. She graduated from Miami University (of Ohio) with degrees in English/journalism, English/creative writing and history. Before her first book was published, she worked as a newspaper copy editor in Fort Wayne, Indiana; a newspaper reporter in Indianapolis; and a community […]

April 20, 2018

An Interview with Liz Coley,..

An Interview with Liz Coley, OAAA 2018

About LIZ: Liz Coley’s short fiction has appeared in Cosmos magazine and speculative fiction anthologies. Her passions beyond reading and writing include singing, photography, and baking. She plays competitive tennis locally in Ohio to keep herself fit and humble. With a background in science, Liz follows her interest in understanding “the way we work” down […]

April 15, 2018

Into the WEST with Edith Pat..

Into the WEST with Edith Pattou- OAAA 2018

ABOUT EDITH: Edith Pattou is the author of Ghosting, a contemporary novel for young adults, told in free verse. She also wrote three award-winning fantasy novels for young adults – East, a retelling of the Norwegian folk tale “East of the Sun and West of the Moon,” and the two Songs of Eirren, Hero’s Song […]

April 13, 2018

A Conversation with Mindy Mc..

A Conversation with Mindy McGinnis, OAAA 2018

ABOUT MINDY: Mindy McGinnis is an Edgar Award-winning author and assistant teen librarian who lives in Ohio. She graduated from Otterbein University with a degree in English Literature and Religion, and sees nothing wrong with owning nine cats. Two dogs balance things out nicely. Mindy runs a blog for aspiring writers at Writer, Writer Pants […]

April 10, 2018

Chatting with Natalie D Rich..

Chatting with Natalie D Richards- OAAA 2018

ABOUT NATALIE: Lifelong Ohioan, Natalie D. Richards, spent many years applying her writing skills to stunningly boring business documents. Fortunately, she realized she’s much better at making things up, and has been writing for teens ever since. A champion of aspiring authors, Richards is a frequent speaker at schools, libraries, and writing groups. She lives […]

April 8, 2018

Fantasy and Farm Animals wit..

Fantasy and Farm Animals with Mindee Arnett- OAAA 2018

ABOUT MINDEE: Mindee Arnett is the author of the critically acclaimed sci-fi thriller Avalon as well as the Arkwell Academy series and the upcoming Onyx and Ivory. An avid eventer, she lives on a farm near Dayton, Ohio with her husband, two kids, and assorted animals. When not telling tales of magic, the supernatural, or […]

April 5, 2018

Ohio Author Appreciation Apr..

Ohio Author Appreciation April Intro + Giveaway

OHIO AUTHOR APPRECIATION 2018   Is it already April? Why yes it is. Long time followers of the blog know what that means! OAAA time! This year due to everyone’s very full schedules we cut back the event a little. But not to worry, there’s still plenty to be seen and a giveaway to enter! […]

April 1, 2018

OAAA 2017 Recap

OAAA 2017 Recap

And so we come to the end of another year of OAAA. The giveaway will soon close, prizes distributed, and another one will be in the books. I hope you all enjoyed this year’s offerings. To my old veterans, thank you so much for coming back again and again. To my new friends it has […]

April 28, 2017