“From What I Remember” Flash: Day 1

In “From What I Remember,” Kylie and Max have 24 hours to get home before their graduation. The problem? They’re in Mexico. Inspired by Kylie and Max’s 24-hour deadline, we’re hosting a weekend of 24-hour inspired flash fiction! Check out the prompts after the jump, and enter for a chance to win a copy of “From What I Remember” by Valerie Thomas and Stacy Kramer. Continue reading

Thank You, Hollywood

Valerie Thomas and Stacy Kramer are two Hollywood-hotshots-turned-YA-authors with a new novel called “From What I Remember.” Think “Clueless” meets “The Hangover” crossed with some amazing John Hughes movie John Hughes never made. Check out what these two writers have to say about their time in Hollywood, and how it influenced their novel writing. Continue reading

Stacy Kramer and Valerie Thomas On Collaboration and Movie Quotes

We got the chance to catch up with writing-partners-in-crime, Stacy Kramer and Valerie Thomas, to chat about their new novel “From What I Remember,” which Stacy describes as “Hangover in high school meets John Hughes.”

Topics covered: movie quotes, proper plotting, collaborating without killing your writing partner, and the essential elements of a good YA heartthrob. Continue reading