Becky Allen Books

YA fantasy writer. Not a morning person.

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    It’s Almost Here! Roundup and Teaser

    LOOK WHAT JUST ARRIVED!!! The CD copies of my audiobook! It's nine hours, eight discs, read by the ridiculously talented January LaVoy. I can't wait to listen! (Uh… Does anyone have a CD player I could borrow…?) #YAfantasy #YAbooks #bookstagram #BBBAS #audiobooks A photo posted by Becky (@allreb) on Sep 23, 2016 at 9:20am PDT […]


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    Bound by Blood and Sand Mini-Teaser and ARC Giveaway!

    Today is August 11th. That means we are a mere two months away from the release of BOUND BY BLOOD AND SAND. And I thiiiink that means it’s just about time to kick things into gear over here and make sure you all know some pretty rad things.



    Five Months! Also, Welcome

    Some tweets from earlier today: Hey, psst. BOUND BY BLOOD AND SAND comes out SIX MONTHS from TODAY. Add it on Goodreads, if you're so inclined! — Becky Allen (@allreb) May 11, 2016 FIVE months. I'm good at writing, bad at counting, turns out. — Becky Allen (@allreb) May 11, 2016 … So […]


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    Fun With Numbers, or, One Year Writing

    I’ve tracked my writing in various ways for years and years – but generally only in sheer number of words drafted, which (I’ve mentioned before) has always led to me feeling as if I’m not making progress when I do anything but draft, and that is no good! So in late January 2015, I decided […]


  • Looking Back, From Pit to Peak

    Well, here we are at the beginning of a shiny new year. As I’ve said in previous years, I don’t really tend to make resolutions. I’ve found they don’t really work for me. When I’m ready to make a change or do something I need to, I just do it; trying to force myself to […]


  • Introducing BOUND BY BLOOD AND SAND, aka, MY BOOK SOLD!!!

    I’ve been trying to think of a fun or artful or eloquent way of putting it, but mostly I just keeping doing this to anyone who stands still long enough: Here’s the blurb from the Publisher’s Weekly Rights Report: Kate Sullivan at Delacorte Press has acquired Becky Allen’s debut Bound by Blood and Sand and […]


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    The Big, Exciting News

    So I have some news. Some pretty big news. Some pretty rad news. Some pretty big and rad news. Which is this: I’ve recently signed on as a client of literary agent Hannah Bowman, of Liza Dawson Associates Literary Agency. Holy crap, wow. This is something I have been working towards for a long, long […]


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    Sailor Moon, Ninja Turtles, and Learning to Save the World

    So you may have heard about this, especially if you’re a woman between the ages of, let’s say, 25 and 35, but Sailor Moon has been re-subtitled and is now available on Hulu, with two episodes being released a week. And this will go all the way through the end of the series, which means […]