Z is for ZOMG!

Today is the final day of the A-Z Challenge!

I honestly can’t believe it’s over and that I completed it successfully. And guys, I have such fun news to wrap the challenge up with…

I’ve been invited to become an Operative over at YA Confidential!

If you’re unfamiliar with YA Confidential, the short story is this: It’s a fantastic teen-centered blog featuring everything from YA book recommendations, roundtables, teen interviews, critiques, advice, shared wisdom, giveaways… Really, there’s something for everyone! And the Operatives — they’re all kinds of awesome: Cristin TerrillCopil YanezAlexandra ShostakCambria DillonSara McClungKaren Amanda HooperAlison Miller, as well as my fellow new Operatives: Jessica Love and Matthew MacNish.

So… Are you curious about my Operative Profile?

Operative: Katy Upperman

Codename: K-Sizzle

Legend: Once danced onstage at a Korn concert… in a lavender GAP button-down. Now a soldier’s wife, a princess’s mama, and a writer of young adult fiction chock full of cute boys, intense romance, and steamy kisses.

Known Whereabouts: katyupperman.com and @katyupperman, as well as bookstores, country-western bars, and shopping malls spanning the globe.

Known Accomplices: Vickie Motter of Andrea Hurst Literary Management


You should most definitely check YA Confidential out if you haven’t already. I’m honored and thrilled to be a part of it!


22 responses to “Z is for ZOMG!

  1. Juliana Haygert

    Woot! Congrats, Katy!
    Can’t wait for your posts!

  2. Fantastic news, Katy! Congratulations.

  3. -drops by from YA Confidential-

    This blog looks interesting. Since we’re both aspiring writers, I’m going to sit down and hang around for more.

  4. Mrs. Silverstein

    Congratulations! Looking forward to reading your contributions!

  5. Congratulations on finishing the A to Z challenge AND becoming an Operative! Very cool and mysterious 🙂 I can’t wait to check out YA Confidential.

  6. Congrats! I love YA Confidential! Can’t wait to read your posts over there.

  7. Congrats! I’ll have to check this out!

  8. Ha! I totally did ZOMG as my Z too (which is weird because I don’t normally use that expression :D). Congrats, Katy, on becoming an operative! Sounds like lots of fun 🙂

  9. Ha! I’m laughing at the dancing onstage at Korn in a Gap button-down, lavender at that. Total irony. Nice to have met you!

  10. Woo hoo – congrats on being an Operative!

  11. I’m in awe of everyone who did the challenge. Congrats on getting to Z, and congrats on becoming an Operative!

  12. Yay, I’m so happy you’re joining us 🙂

    And congrats on finishing the challenge!

  13. Congratulations! I’ll head over and check out YA Confidential right now!

  14. You are totally cool! Congrats on finishing the challenge!

  15. katharineowens

    YAY- awesome! I love their style and the cute super-spy feel!

  16. Congrats, Katy! You’ll be an awesome operative!

  17. Yay for you!!! I’ll definitely have to check it out again! 🙂 Nothing better than YA with hot boys and steamy kisses. My fav!! haha

  18. Yay congrats!! 🙂

    And good for you for getting through the A-Z challenge. I’ve really enjoyed your posts!

  19. I have to say, while I didn´t participate, I´m a tad sad the challenge is over it was super fun to read your posts 😀 Luckily, I see a bunch of people have signed for BlogMe Maybe…
    Yay fir YA Confidential, so excited for you and I LOVE the picture 😀

  20. Oh wow, congratulations Katy!!! I can’t wait to see what you and Jessica get up to over there 🙂

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