Disney’s Social Media Conference

February 10, 2013By justinaDisney, Disney Park, Justina Chen, Marvel Comics, Ragan Communications, Social Media No Comments

When Disney says, Be Our Guest, the company isn’t kidding! 400 communicators from Marvel Comics to Whole Foods and Zappos to NASA descended on Disneyworld on Feb 6-9 to attend a Social Media Conference, co-hosted by Disney’s Social Media Team and Ragan Conferences. Among some of the many wonderful projects that Disney’s team spearheads, one … Read More

RETURN TO ME: Book Party Photo Essay

January 29, 2013By justinaDia Calhoun, Janet Lee Carey, Justina Chen, Little Brown Books for Young Readers, Lorie Ann Grover, Return to Me, Therese Plummer, University Bookstore 4 Comments

My thanks to everyone for celebrating RETURN TO ME at the book launch party on Sunday at the University Bookstore. There, for two hours, we celebrated the transformation of dust to stardust in stories and lives. After laboring over RETURN TO ME for the better part of two years, it was utterly surreal to see … Read More

Kirkus: Feature Story

January 21, 2013By justinaReturn to Me 2 Comments

So honored that Kirkus asked me to write an essay about RETURN TO ME. Here’s an excerpt. Click here for the full essay. You receive the call. “We need to talk,” says the voice that vowed to love you until death do you part. “I’ve been seeing someone for awhile.” Suddenly you find yourself the unwitting … Read More

RETURN TO ME: Research

January 20, 2013By justinaUncategorized No Comments

Few things delight me more in the writing process than research: reading non-fiction books, going on field trips, and most of all, interviewing people. With RETURN TO ME, I threw myself into architecture, visiting a number of my favorite local architects, including Zero Plus Architects. As soon as I walked into their spare, but not … Read More

RETURN TO ME: Audiobook

January 17, 2013By justinaaudiobook, Justina Chen, Kindle, Return to Me, Suzanne Toren, Therese Plummer, tommy Harron No Comments

Super excited about the audiobook for RETURN TO ME–my first downloadable audiobook for the iPod, iPad, Kindle, and MP3 players! Here’s the narrator, the incomparable Therese Plummer, in the studio, as she records all 9 hours and 24 minutes of the book.  The director (Suzanne Toren) and sound engineer (Tommy Harron) flank Therese above. What … Read More