I have some Important News…


THE NIGHT WE SAID YES is going to be a book! A real book!

My amazing agent Michelle has sold it to the fabulous Karen Chaplin at HarperCollins. It is going to be published. It will be in libraries. And stores. You guys will all be able to read it. And I can’t stop smiling, because how often do dreams like this come true?

I got The Call when I was at work. I stepped outside and promptly started crying in front of the library. Because that’s what I do when amazing things happen. I cry. I’m pretty sure I professed my undying love to my agent. I’m not sure. I don’t really remember those moments too well.

What’s better – Harper preempted for TWO books. I will have TWO BOOKS PUBLISHED. TNWSY is tentatively scheduled for Summer 2015, and my second book for Summer 2016.


So that’s my amazing news. I will be an author. My little book is going to be read by people. Everything I hoped for is actually happening. It’s weird and crazy and exciting and I still can’t believe it. Because it started as words, a fleeting idea. And now it’s this.

And, you guys, I couldn’t be happier.


  1. Dorothy Auchter Mays says:

    WONDERFUL! I can’t tell you how excited I am for you! Isn’t it maddening how far away Summer 2015 feels? The good news is that it will give you time to brace yourself, get a website, and savor the anticipation. Way to go!

    • Lauren says:

      Thank you thank you! You’ve seen me go through this from the beginning, and I’ve been SO PUMPED to tell you. I was actually just started an email to you. 🙂 And, yes, it feels like forever!

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