About Deena Graves

Writer, mom, goofball

utopYA just got Hotter

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If you follow utopYAcon on Facebook, you may have already seen this hot topic. The talented author and producer, Frankie Rose, will be bringing her very own book cover model to utopYA! That’s right! If you’re familiar with The Hope … Continue reading

Anything Goes: The Panel Created By and For You

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What’s fidgety, sort of clammy, and red all over? Give up? It’s YOU! That’s right. It’s you bouncing in your seat at a book signing, conference, or launch party (in total fangirl mode) too embarrassed or shy to ask that … Continue reading

The issue of being “teen”

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I read for entertainment. There, I said it. I don’t read to educate myself, or to explore world issues, or even to learn how to ‘lose a guy in such-n-such days.’ I like to be entertained. But there is so … Continue reading

She-Ra or Sheepish?

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The trope that will not die a peaceful death! Why is that? Because writers (new and not so new) continue to make mistakes on what exactly constitutes as a “strong female protagonist.” There are many fantastic posts on this very … Continue reading