My Second Impression of You Preorder Campaign!

I am so excited to announce the My Second Impression of You preorder campaign! With Your Life Has Been Delayed, I was so overwhelmed with the whole experience I did a very minimal preorder campaign, but from the moment I announced MSIOY, readers started asking if my future preorder campaign would be bigger this time,…

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THE AGATHAS Plus a Few Other YA Books You Should Read

It’s review roundup time! Every summer I think, “Oh, now I’ll finally have more time to read!” And then, somehow, I have less time? I think it’s because I’m driving around to a different camp every week. Now I just joined TikTok and am trying to figure that out too (you can follow me @michelleimason…

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2 Months to MSIOY: Watch List

It’s July 20, which means My Second Impression of You releases 2 months from today! Every month leading up to publication, I’ve been giving a backstage pass into the book. So far I’ve covered: The inspiration for the story A playlist Broadway wisdom The cover story And now it’s time for a watch list! You should know…

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On Binge Watching and Character Development

Hello, my name is Michelle, and I’m a binge watcher. Wait. I’m not sure this is a new confession. I’ve had that line about watching too much TV in my bio for YEARS. Plus, check out this dictionary definition for binge watching: So, what this means is, when I bought those box sets of Buffy the…

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3 Months to MSIOY: Cover Story

Today marks 3 months until the release of My Second Impression of You. 3 months! Every month leading up to publication, I’ve been giving a backstage pass into the book. So far I’ve covered the inspiration for the story, a playlist, and Broadway wisdom. Last week I shared an interview with Jacqueline Li, the cover artist for My Second…

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Publishing Behind the Scenes: Interview with Cover Artist Jacqueline Li

A few months ago, I did a series of posts on what it’s like to work through the editing process with a traditional publisher. As I’ve been proceeding through some of the other steps, I realized there’s another piece of the process that readers are very curious about: covers! So today I’ve invited the cover…

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ONLY A MONSTER Plus a Few Other YA Books You Should Read

Happy June! School is out, and it’s the time of year my schedule is different every week, but I’m also hoping to read a lot more this summer, so hopefully I’ll have reading roundups more frequently. Today I have an interesting variety for you–time traveling monsters, a Jane Austen murder mystery, contemporary YA, and fantasy….

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4 Months to MSIOY: Broadway Wisdom

Today marks 4 months until the release of My Second Impression of You. I swear the last countdown was just yesterday. I mean, April is one of those short months, or maybe it’s that May has just been so full of activities the 20th has arrived very quickly. Anyway, we’re now on the third backstage pass…

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On Revising and Killing Those Darlings

Last week when I posted my review roundup I noted that it had been a while since I’d shared a writing post. So here we go! What am I even writing these days? Well, I didn’t really talk about it here on the blog, but I wrote a whole book last year–or maybe it was…

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5 Months to MSIOY Release: Playlist

Today marks 5 months until the release of My Second Impression of You! I can’t believe how quickly it’s approaching. Last month, I kicked off my behind-the-scenes features on the book with a glimpse into what inspired the story. This month, I’m sharing a book playlist! A few months ago, I did a school visit, and…

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MSIOY Advance Reader Copies Are Here!

My advance reading copies of My Second Impression of You have arrived! If you saw my ARC unboxing video for Your Life Has Been Delayed or author copy unboxing, you’ll know I like to have fun unveiling my books. But I admit I was a bit stymied deciding what to do for My Second Impression of You–until I considered…

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