If you wanted to know, I'd happily tell you all about what it was like to be an ABNA finalist (in a word: awesome), but if you want to know what it's like to WIN, I'm not your girl. Fortunately, Jill is!
The lovely and talented Jill Baguchinsky is (finally!) blogging about her progression from hopeful entrant to Penguin author!
Read all about it here: http://mintconspiracy.blogspot.com
After that, go preorder Spookygirl.
Oh, and don't forget to pick up a cuddly monster too!
Also, I like exclamation points!