Category Archives: Entertainment

This week, I’m excited to announce that I’ll be starting a Parade.com column on a subject very close to my (young-at) heart — teen and YA culture. I’ll be writing about teen books, TV and movies — from my beloved … Continue reading

CAKE LITERARY, CELEBRITY, Creative Writing, Entertainment, MAGAZINE JOURNALISM, NEW YORK CITY, Parade, Parade.com, Sona Charaipotra, Writing
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Last week, I wrote about my favorite APPs for writerly types — including Scrivener and Crashplan. There were a few others I kept wanting to add to the list, but then I realized they weren’t really APPs for writers — … Continue reading

Apps For Readers, Apps For Writers, Creative Writing, Entertainment, Feedly, Kindle, Kindle For iPad, MAGAZINE JOURNALISM, NEW YORK CITY, Overdrive, Sona Charaipotra, Writing
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Okay, so I admit it. While I love YA, I have a lot harder time getting back into the middle grade mind-frame. Obviously, it wasn’t always this way. Amongst my favorite books are titles like The Secret Garden and the long-running Babysitters Clubseries, … Continue reading

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Check out this month’s Cosmopolitan magazine for my latest Q&A — a piece on the always lovely, always independent Kelly Clarkson. I caught up with the Grammy-winning singer during her cross-country arena tour last July, when she made a stop … Continue reading

CELEBRITY, Cosmopolitan, Entertainment, Kelly Clarkson, Sona Charaipotra
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