A Blind Spot for Books

September 28, 2014By justinaUncategorized No Comments

A Blind Spot for Boys is a Booklist Top 10 Romances for Youth! To celebrate, we’re giving away all ten books on the list along with a great pair of sunglasses. Click here to enter the giveaway!

Top 15 Tips for Media Interviews

May 28, 2013By justinaAmy Cuddy, Cathy Oloffson, CJ Liu, Dave Yewman, Edelman, Lida360, Moms Rising, Return to Me, TED, Waggener Edstrom, What Now: Survival Guide for the Blindsided and Brokenhearted No Comments

After being interviewed by the truly remarkable MomsRising radio show for RETURN TO ME and WHAT NOW, here are some crowdsourced top tips for conducting a radio interview. All of this is gleaned from working with marvelous PR experts over the years, from Waggener Edstrom to Edelman. As well, media trainer and radio personalities have … Read More

Modern Mom: 5 Survival Tips

May 14, 2013By justinabetrayal, divorce, Justina Chen, Modern Mom, Return to Me, surviving an affair, What Now, What Now: Survival Guide for the Blindsided and Brokenhearted No Comments

After I finished writing RETURN TO ME, I realized I had *much* more to say to women. So in three fast-and-furious writing days, a slim self-help companion guide poured out of me. WHAT NOW: SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR THE BLINDSIDED AND BROKENHEARTED is a sister-to-sister manual detailing what to do in the first thirty days after … Read More

Why I Write for Teens

May 7, 2013By justinaHouston TeenBookCon, Jennifer E. Smith, Juliet Immortal, Mary Lindsay, Stacey Jay, Tamara Ireland Stone, The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, Time Between Us No Comments

Writing for teens certainly has its perks…like being on panels with wonderful authors, including the likes of Stacey Jay (Juliet Immortal), Mary Lindsey (Ashes on the Waves), Jennifer E. Smith (The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight), Tamara Ireland Stone (Time Between Us). And meeting tons of authors… But the most meaningful interactions are … Read More

Operation Teen Book Drop: April 18!

April 10, 2013By justina#rockthedrop, 826NYC, Figment, I heart daily, Melissa Walker, Operation TBD, Operation Teen Book Drop, readergirlz, Rock the Drop, Soho Teen, Support Teen Lit Day, YALSA No Comments

From the readergirlz blog: We’re so excited to be rocking Operation Teen Book Drop ’13! You guys know The Drop is one of our favorite days of the year — what better way to get on board with Support Teen Literature day? This year, in addition to rocking out and dropping our favorite YA titles … Read More

Blogger Extraordinaire: JeanBookNerd!

March 22, 2013By justinaUncategorized No Comments

If you want to know how to interview in an engaging way, look no further than Jean Vallesteros, a devoted book review who maintains a fantastic blog, JeanBookNerd. (How would I describe Jackson in RETURN TO ME? My answer: He drives at one speed: sexy.) Suffice it to say, I was thrilled when Jean asked … Read More