Author Archives: Jay C. Spencer

November 18

A.G. Howard’s Official “Untamed” Playlist & Giveaway

Welcome to the third day of the Untamed virtual book tour! Thank you, Jay, for the honor of hanging out again on your wonderful music blog for the first reveal of the tour: The Official Untamed Playlist! By now, most of you have probably found the playlists for the first three books on my website. […]

September 28

Playlist for Christina Farley’s BRAZEN

Today at A.T.W.N.  we’re celebrating the release of BRAZEN by Christina Farley! BRAZEN is the third and final book in the Gilded series about a sixteen-year old girl who must use her martial art skills and wits to save those around her from an evil Korean god. To learn more about this series, visit the […]

June 03

The Musical 4 With…Author Emmy Laybourne

          I’m ecstatic to welcome author Emmy Laybourne back to A.T.W.N. as part of MacMillan’s ‘SWEET Blog Tour’, and to debut our new interview segment here at A.T.W.N… “THE MUSICAL 4 With…”  Emmy’s new book, ‘SWEET’, “takes readers on a dream vacation that goes first comically, then tragically, then horrifyingly, wrong.” […]

December 25

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas A.T.W.N. followers! For those in search of a good Christmas Mix today, here’s a playlist of our favorite Holiday tunes. This mix includes essential Holiday Songs by Noel Gallagher, Dave Matthews, Run DMC, Bing Crosby, ‘N SYNC, U2, and more. Enjoy,  The A.T.W.N. Crew

December 22

Our Favorite…And Our Own…Books Of 2014

2014 was yet another fantastic year for readers! All of us here at ATWN have included some of our favorites for you to add to your bookshelf. Simply click on each book cover, and it’s Goodreads page will pop open up in a new window.       We hope you found a new book to add […]

December 22

Our Favorite Songs of 2014

What an amazing year for music! And to celebrate the year that was, all of the contributors at A.T.W.N. picked a few favorite tracks to share with you. And by a few, I mean over 2hrs worth! Happy Listening!   Thanks for all your support this year, and we will see you in 2015!  

December 10

Guest Post: Author Dahlia Adler – “Last Will and Testament” Playlist

Thanks for having me, All the Write Notes! Usually I share my playlists on Band Geek Thursdays on my group blog, YA Misfits, but this post is the playlist for my very first NA, so, here we are! (Plus, ATWN is awesome, in case you haven’t noticed.) My book is called Last Will and Testament, and […]

December 03

A.G. Howard Playlist Sneak Peek & Two Giveaways

Welcome to the third day of our Ensnared in a Winter Wonderland Tour, and thank you Jay for the opportunity to hang out on your amazing blog once again and chat music! By now, hopefully most of you have found my playlists. If you haven’t, here’s a link. If you’ll notice, Ensnared isn’t there yet. […]

October 27

Guest Post & Giveaway – Lindsay Currie co-author of Creed

Thanks for hosting me on ATWN! I’m so excited about the upcoming release of CREED (co-authored with the amazing Trisha Leaver) and am thrilled to have a chance to chat music and writing with you guys today.  First off, I have to admit I’m strange when it comes to music and writing. I often use […]

September 22

We’re Looking For A Few Good Writers…

Are you a Young Adult or Middle Grade writer? Do you love music?   Would you like to join our team here at All The Write Notes? How to Apply You must have the ability to blog, talk about music, interview other writers/musicians, do giveaways, make playlists, and the desire to be part of an amazing group […]

September 08

GUEST POST – CHRISTINA FARLEY SILVERN PLAYLIST & GIVEAWAY

As a fan of All the Write Notes, I’m thrilled to be sharing with you my playlist for SILVERN, the sequel to GILDED. Music is a huge component for when I’m creating a world for my stories. I love building an atmosphere and a mood through my words so when I write my first drafts, […]

July 07

Arc Giveaway (over) & 10 Questions + With…Author Megan Whitmer.

Today at All The Write Notes, I’m excited to have “10 Questions With” our own Megan Whitmer. Megan’s debut YA Fantasy, Between, is out July 29th on Spencer Hill Press and she stopped by to chat about her book, music, and writing. Oh, and Megan has graciously offered up an ARC of Between to giveaway […]

June 09

“On the Road to Find Out” Blog Tour – Guest Post Rachel Toor

AS PART OF THE “ON THE ROAD TO FIND OUT” BLOG TOUR, AUTHOR RACHEL TOOR STOPPED BY A.T.W.N. TO SHARE INSIGHT INTO THE TITLE OF HER BOOK, AND TO SHARE THE MC ALICE DAVIS’ PLAYLIST. ENJOY! THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN “ON THE ROAD TO FIND OUT” & “HAROLD AND MAUDE”… I first saw Harold and Maude my freshman year at Yale. […]

June 04

10 Questions With…Illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi

TODAY AT ALL THE WRITE NOTES I HAVE “10 QUESTIONS WITH…” ILLUSTRATOR DEBBIE RIDPATH OHI. DEBBIE AND I CHATTED ABOUT HER INFLUENCES, STAR WARS vs STAR TREK, HER INSPIRATION FOR THE COVER OF ‘I’M BORED’, AND THE MIND-BLOWING EXPERIENCE OF BEING CHOSEN TO DESIGN COVERS FOR THE LEGENDARY JUDY BLUME. ENJOY! Van Gogh liked to paint copies of Millet. Picasso […]

May 13

10 Questions With The Trouble With Templeton’s, Thomas Calder

Today at A.T.W.N., I have have “10 Questions With…’ Thomas Calder, the singer/ guitarist/ songwriter of Australian indie-rock quintet, The Trouble With Templeton. I chatted with Thomas about inspiration, writing on the road, and “The Call.” Your sophomore record, “Rookie”, has received high praise from those in your home country of Australia. Now that it’s getting […]

May 12

10 Questions with…Author Elsie Chapman

Today at A.T.W.N., I’m excited to have the author of Dualed, and it’s upcoming sequel Divided, Elsie Chapman here for “10 Questions with…”. Recently I chatted with Elsie about the “Dualed” duology, music, writing, and her “healthy obsession” for the Japanese Rock Band, One Ok Rock. Welcome to A.T.W.N., Elsie. For those not familiar with your […]

May 04

A.T.W.N. Weekend Covers for April

This 15 track #ATWNWeekendCovers playlist has it all. Throughout April on our Twitter feed, we featured 15 covers by such diverse artists as The Trouble With Templeton, MercyMe,  Speedy Ortiz, Bruce Springsteen, Belle & Sebastian, Coeur De Pirate, Sigur Rós, and Beck. Enjoy the playlist and keep an eye on our Twitter account every weekend for our favorite book covers and cover songs under the […]

May 03

Guest Post: Emmy Laybourne Playlist & Monument 14 Trilogy Giveaway

  It’s a joy to be here on All The Write Notes. I met Jay Spencer, the founder of the site, after I came to Toronto on the Fierce Reads tour last summer. He and I have stayed in touch, plotting ways for me to come and hang out with him on this here site. […]

April 05

A.T.W.N. WEEKEND COVERS – MARCH

This 17 track #ATWNWeekendCovers playlist has it all. Throughout March on our Twitter feed, we featured 17 covers by such diverse artists as Sam Roberts, Chvrches, Tegan & Sara, The Avett Brothers, Bruce Springsteen, Russell Crowe and Jimmy Fallon, HAIM, and Tokyo Police Club. Enjoy the playlist and keep an eye on our Twitter account every weekend for our favorite book covers and […]

March 24

10 Questions With Author Heidi Schulz

TODAY AT ALL THE WRITE NOTES I HAVE “10 QUESTIONS WITH…” AUTHOR HEIDI SCHULZ. HEIDI AND I CHATTED ABOUT HER DEBUT MG BOOK HOOK’S REVENGE, INSPIRATION, AND GIRAFFES? ENJOY! Welcome to A.T.W.N., Heidi! Being a big Peter Pan fan, I’m really excited for your Middle Grade debut, Hook’s Revenge. Tell our readers a little about […]