Mundie Moms

Friday, April 22, 2016


The North Texas Teen Book Festival (NTTBF) is tomorrow! This year's festival is going to be HUGE! There will be 75 authors, 69 panels, which also include conversations/keynotes etc, 3 YA reviewers/writers, 4 YA BookTubers, and 2 YA podcasters. There is definitely something for everyone! Check out this list of authors attending!

I am so thrilled to be apart of this year's festival! I'm moderating three panels, which I bolded below, and I'll be a panelist along with Mandy Curtis of A Nerdy World & Forever YA, and freelance writer Rachel Paxton, discussing reviews and other ways to "write about writing". 

The Schedule (Saturday 4/23):

8 AM: Convention center opens. Book sales & swag sales begin 
8:15 AM: Middle Grade Keynote
9 AM: Panels
10 AM: Panels, Speed Date with a Book round 1
11 AM: Panels, Speed Date with a Book round 2
12 PM: Panels
1 PM: Panels, Speed Date with a Book round 3
2 PM: Panels, Speed Date with a Book round 4
3 PM: Young Adult Keynote
3:30 PM: Signing starts
5 PM: Convention center closes, festival ends

You can also see a FULL SCHEDULE here

Each panel on Saturday will feature a handful of authors, as well as a moderator. I've bolded the three panels I'll moderating, as well as the one I'll be a panelist on. 

8:15 AM
MG Keynote

9 AM
Where's My Super Suit?
School Days, School Daze
Clean Slate
3 Witches, 2 Zombies, and a Werewolf
"Just a Small Town Girl"
Tickle Your Funny Bone
Fiercely Fantastic
New Kid on the Block
Alternate History
A Class of Their Own

10 AM
Tick Tock
The Pawn
Boarding Pass
A Tyranny of Petticoats
"867-5309 / Jenny"
The Research Lab
Paranormal Tendencies
Where the Action Is
Oh, the Horror!
Lean on Me
You've Got a Friend in Me

11 AM
Lone Star All-Stars
The Book Boyfriends
The Maze Writer: A Conversation
Time Turners
"We're Young and We're Reckless"
Angels & Demons
I'll Be There for You
Final Edit
Do You Believe in Magic
Podcast Discussion Panel

12 PM
Dystopia Dynasty
My Lady Jane
All the Feels
A Little Bit of Magic
"Now That I'm Without Your Kisses"
Double, Double Toil and Trouble
Southern State of Mind

1 PM
Pass the Popcorn
TAYSHAS Spotlight
Daring Reads
Middle Grade Mania
"Cause This is Thriller, Thriller Night"
All the World's a Stage
One Story at a Time
When Alex Meets Alex: A Conversation
Feel the Heat
Getting Graphic
The Here and Now
BookTube Discussion Panel

2 PM
Hi-Fi Sci-Fi
Flights of Fantasy
Books That Rock!
Reimagination Station
"But Now We're Stressed Out"
Touch of Paranormal
Reading the Rainbow
Superhero Origins
Is This the Real Life?
History Repeats Itself
Tragic Circumstances
Writing About Writing Discussion Panel

3 PM
YA Keynote

I'm really looking forward to tomorrow, and I look forward to seeing many of you there! Be sure to come say hi! For more information, including detailed information about the panels, check out the PDF here. If you're there tomorrow and post pictures online, be sure to use the #NTTBF16! See you tomorrow!