We piled in the car and headed north to the small coal towns of Central Pennsylvania.This is whereThe Goodbyes takes place. Our plan? Grab some footage of the placesmentioned in the book for the booktrailerand behind-the-book vlogposts.
When I write, I usually bounce between Pandora stations and my iTunes library. Some days I get obsessed with a specific song and play it on repeat until I never want to hear it again. Other days I let the algorithms decide what I need to hear.
I was late for school without a note—again. My unexcused absences had piled up like stamps on a Subway rewards card. But instead of a free tuna sub, I was cashing them in for another in-school suspension.
I stood in Dr. Butterini’s office, enduring another lecture on...