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A New Year Means New Adventures

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A New Year Means New Adventures

Happy New Year! Beginning at the end of last year Alissa relaunched her email newsletter as The Adventure Continues. Last month she covered the topic of reinvention. You can read the December Reinvention issue here. She was super excited to have some intrepid souls join her on last month’s adventure: Make Believe Radio The first person I heard from was my father, that guy in the picture above. Here’s what he had to say, “My reinvention (I am a 68 year old semi retired person) is to finally launch my radio show podcast in...

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Alissa announces her 2016 goals in a new Awkward Author video

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Alissa announces her 2016 goals in a new Awkward Author video

Each year Alissa makes a list of goals, most of which she will fall short of actually meeting. She insists she’s going to do better this year, but it’s only January 10th, and experience has shown that right about when she finally gets used to writing the year correctly on her journal entries she has completely abandoned those ambitious goals of hers. Will she do better this year?

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Alissa doesn’t have time to post this link . . .

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. . . to this blog post at YA Outside Lines on the subject of time, but she’s doing it anyway, because she’s like some sort of super hero or something.

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Alissa turned 40 and made this video

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Alissa turned 40 and made this video

Alissa’s nostalgia on her 40th birthday led her to make this video with an incomplete list of some of the things she remembers from her you that simply don’t exist anymore. You can watch it here.

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Watch the latest from Planet Alissa on YouTube

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Alissa shares some of her reselling adventures on her YouTube channel Planet Alissa. Here’s some videos from the past week: A thrift haul followup report: A new thrift store haul: And the weekly Etsy sales...

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Alissa’s complaining about Thanksgiving

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Alissa’s complaining about Thanksgiving

Alissa’s got some beefs with Thanksgiving. So, this month on YA Outside the Lines she explains Everything That’s Wrong with Thanksgiving.

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New Etsy Sales Video is Up

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In this week’s edition of “What I Sold on Etsy” Alissa is happy with this week’s total, and shows off all the cool vintage items she sold

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Ferocity Summer Featured in Roundup of NJ YA Books

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Ferocity Summer Featured in Roundup of NJ YA Books

Want to really get a feel for what life in the Garden State is like? NJ Author, Yvonne Ventresca, has put together a great list of YA books that are set in NJ for the New Jersey Association of School Librarians. Ferocity Summer, Alissa’s second novel, set in the Sussex County town where Alissa spent her teen years is one of six books included in this collection of NJ reads for teens. Click to read Yvonne’s article “Jersey Girls and Guys: YA Novels Set in the Garden State” and find some other great YA novels with Jersey...

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Alissa is alive and well

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Alissa is alive and well

Alissa finally made good on her promise to make another Awkward Author video, and she claims there will be more

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This Month on YA Outside the Lines Alissa Shares a Childhood Nightmare

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This Month on YA Outside the Lines Alissa Shares a Childhood Nightmare

Take a look at The Deer Man a post by Alissa Grosso on a monster that haunted the dreams she had while visiting her grandmother’s vacation home.  

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