The Sound of Silence

Posted Jan 6 2020 in , , ,

Welcome to this leg of the Filles Vertes Publishing LOVE ON MAIN blog hop! If you somehow landed on this page and haven’t heard about the blog hop, click here:  I’m Patty Blount and my short story, SILVER FOR GOLD, takes place in The Hamptons on Long Island and follows Ethan Lewis and Alli Santanta, […]

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Love on Main Street Cover Reveal!

Posted Dec 16 2019 in , , ,

Hi! I’m so excited to tell you about the LOVE ON MAIN STREET Anthology coming in February. Yes, I have a story in this amazing collection of love stories AND!!! *tingles* today is the day we share the cover with you!  But first, let me tell you a little about my story. It’s called Silver […]

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Rabbit season? Duck Season? Nope! It’s YA Scavenger Hunt Season!

Posted Oct 1 2019 in , , , , , , , ,

Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt, spring edition! I LOVE the scavenger hunt. This is such a fun way to discover new authors and win amazing books.    image by Derek Murphy This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus […]

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YA Scavenger Hunt is almost here!

Posted Sep 24 2019

Get ready to hunt for YA novels!   The YA Scavenger Hunt – Fall Edition — starts on October 1st. I’m Team Blue. Join me and dozens of other authors for a cool virtual hunt through blogs and websites. All you have to do is visit each author’s site, collect their favorite numbers, and complete […]

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The Things I’d Change

Posted Sep 22 2019 in , , ,

Authors tend to be perfectionists. We can spend hours — days — weeks — on a single sentence, trying to make it perfect. I definitely have things I’d like to change, to fix, to do better in my published work.  Visit the YA OUTSIDE THE LINES blgog to see what I’d change in my first […]

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New blog post up at YA Outside the Lines!

Posted Aug 22 2019

This month, the authors of YA Outside the Lines are talking about favorite characters.  But you know, I can’t pick just one. https://yaoutsidethelines.blogspot.com/2019/08/betcha-cant-choose-just-one-by-patty.html  

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New blog up at YA Outside the Lines

Posted Apr 22 2019 in , , , , ,

There’s been a lot of discussion online again about the lines authors should never cross in YA fiction. Here’s what I have to say on the subject. Please join us, leave a comment, maybe share? 

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Leave a review

Posted Apr 15 2019

Hi, readers! I have a tiny request to ask… if you’re a fan of my novels or of me in general — would you please take 10 seconds and: Tweet about my work?  Instagram a picture of you and my books?   Facebook about your favorite part of my books?  Leave a review on Goodreads or […]

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It’s YA Scavenger Hunt Time — Spring Edition!!

Posted Apr 2 2019 in , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt, spring edition! I LOVE the scavenger hunt. This is such a fun way to discover new authors and win amazing books.    This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite […]

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Not Just Any Girl — a Some Boys Short Story by Patty Blount

Posted Mar 19 2019 in

I am so incredibly excited to share this story with you. A few days ago, I received a message from a teen named Tristan in Iowa who told me his girlfriend, Blasi, is a huge fan and can’t stop talking about my novel, Some Boys. He wanted to know if I’d be willing to help […]

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