I’ve written a letter to my teen self—with mercenary intent: to publicize my novel The Last Will & Testament of Zelda McFigg and my mother’s upcoming novel (Feb. 2015) The Trouble with the Truth. But despite my selfish first intent, I found myself feeling generous . . . which is kind of the point of the piece: I really want to help teenage readers . . . and anybody else who might be helped by this tale of being a block of ice and resilience and generosity, despite believing you are selfish and evil.
Here’s the link to DearTeenMe.com.