Ally Carter's Blog
December 25, 2014
I’ve been sitting on this secret for ages! And I’m thrilled to finally be able to announce that back in October I signed several thousand tip-in sheets (pieces of paper) which will be bound into some of the first printing of ALL FALL DOWN.
What’s going to happen to those books and where can I buy one, you might ask.
Well, a few ways.
First, most independent bookstores will be getting a supply and will even have a special display at book release time!
So . . . call, email,...
December 22, 2014
Ally here. Shellie is working on the boring party of the writing biz (tax prep) so I am going to be bringing you your Magnificent Monday fix!
First things first, I’m thrilled to announce that I have completed draft 1 of Embassy Row 2 (currently titled, The Book That Made Ally Cry. A Lot.)
Editor David has the book now and is working his magic to help me come up with ways to fix all the things that are broken.
Side note: I hear from a lot of you who like to write; but often, you c...
December 15, 2014
Today we have a wonderful giveaway, a chance to win TWO ARC’s of All Fall Down!
One for you to keep and one for you to give to someone else!
Contest Rules: To be entered into the contest you must comment who you would give the second book to!
But hurry this contest ends tomorrow at 12pm central/standard time.
December 10, 2014
Did you know that the Heist Society eBook is on sale today for just £0.99? Well, it is. And I’m super excited about it.
You can own Hale for £0.99.
Get your copy today.
PS: I’m still writing Embassy Row 2. Today there will be bloodshed.
December 9, 2014
Well I know you are used to hearing from me on Mondays, but yesterday my internet was down so I couldn’t post until I got into the office today!
However,my misfortune is your gain because Ally just returnedfrom her New York trip and she brought back a signed copy of My True Love Gave To Meand we are GIVING ONE AWAY!
The copy up for grabs is signed by 10 of the 12 authors!!!!
Contest rules:Comment below your favorite holiday book, movie, made for tv movie, or song!
Winner will be picke...
December 2, 2014
Ally here! I’m sorry I’ve been a little MIA lately. Things have been super busy as I try to finish writing Embassy Row 2 and prepare for the launch of Embassy Row 1, ALL FALL DOWN.
What all does that entail?
Well, the writing part involves a lot of . . . writing.
And thinking that I should be writing.
And feeling like a really terrible person when I’m not writing.
But I have to take a break from the writing and the not writing and the writing-related guilt to remind you guys of a couple...
December 1, 2014
I can’t believe it is DECEMBER!Today I am busy putting up all my Christmas decorations and watching all my favorite Christmas movies. Do you have a favorite Christmas or Holiday movie? Favorite Christmas music?
In addition to getting my house ready for Christmaswe have so many things going on at Ally Carter HQ!
December 4th:See Ally in New Yorkat the Tribeca Barnes & Noble for a signing with some of...
November 24, 2014
We have a ton of things going on for all of you Ally Carter fans out there. The biggest thing happening is all the buzz about the Ally Ambassador program!
If you have not signed up for it you are going to miss out on some funmissions and awesome prizes!
Want to see Ally in person? Your next chance will be in New York on December 4th.See Ally at the Tribeca Barnes & Noble for a signing with some of the other authors o...
November 19, 2014
Here is your chance to be an Ally Ambassador! What is an Ally Ambassador you ask?
Ally Ambassadors will be members of the official Ally Carter street team! They will complete missions to help spread the word about EMBASSY ROW, and have access to exclusive Embassy Row content AND great prizes!
The first 100 US and Canadian residents to sign up will receive a special advanc...
November 17, 2014
It is a super cold Monday morning and I am enjoying some hot tea and pumpkin scones. I am so excited that winter is here!
I love hot tea, hot chocolate, and hotsoup!
Fun Ally Carter fact: She makes the best tomato soup!
Are there any Ally Carter fan chefs out there?
Or just any soup fans like me?
Favorite cold weather food or drink?
And just in case you are ready to fully immerse yourself in all thingsChristmas go check outMy True Love Gave To Me: Twelve Holiday Stories. Even better, if...