My son fenced at nationals. He served as my advisor for the fencing scenes in Blade of Mad Vision. By luck, I snapped a photo as he scored a point. I had a great time watching him and fencers from all over the United States. I enjoyed the chaos and the community.
What scary YA novels still haunt you? I’m moderating a panel at Convergence, Dark Fantasy for Young Adults: How Dark is Too Dark? We’ll explore writing about blood, guts and gore; and things that go bump in the night. It should be fun.