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Attention NYC readers…

If you’re looking for something to do on Monday, March 2 from 7 to 9 pm, why not come to Lady Jane’s Salon monthly romance reading series in Soho?  I’ll be reading from By Jove along with authors Hope Tarr, Sofia Tate, Eliza Freed, and Julia Tagan reading from their works. The Salon happens the… Read more »

Craft Chat at The Writers’ Loft

I’ll be giving a craft chat on writing romance at The Writers’ Loft in Sherborn, MA on Tuesday, February 10 at 7:30 pm–just in time for Valentine’s Day! Details are here…come find out why a romance book is like both a football game and a sonnet, and bring your writing questions to ask!

Charles is here!

I’m delighted to report that Charles “Chucklehead” Leland’s book is officially here! Charles Bewitched, a novella companion to Bewitching Season, is now available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Kobo, with the Apple iBookstore and Smashwords coming soon.   The story: Sixteen-year-old Charles Leland is not looking forward to his summer holidays from Eton—not when… Read more »

New Book News

Summer ’13 is shaping up to be a busy one, with two releases out this July! First, I’m working hard to finish up release details for Charles Bewitched, an e-novella for all of those readers of Bewitching Season who’ve asked me when Charles, a.k.a. Chuckles, Persy and Pen’s younger brother, would get his own story. … Read more »

Upcoming Appearances

I’ve got two events scheduled for the next few weeks and would be delighted to say hello to friends. First is this Saturday, October 11 in Iselin, New Jersey, at the Put Your Heart in a Book Conference Literacy Book Fair and Signing from 4-5:30 at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, Route 1 South in Iselin…. Read more »

Weekend Birdwatching

I’m an avid backyard birdwatcher (as you may have guessed), and had a wonderful weekend of it over Labor Day down on Cape Cod. First, the hummingbirds.  We’re Hummingbird Central (the three hummingbird feeders and multiple pots of blooming plants might have something to do with it) and take delight in sitting on the deck and… Read more »

Goodreads Giveaway!

My publisher, Macmillan, is sponsoring a giveaway of 10 copies of Courtship and Curses over at Goodreads.  Entries close on September 5, 2012…so if you’re interested, head on over there!  Here’s a direct link: http://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/31792-courtship-and-curses

Courtship and Curses and Upcoming Events

It’s almost here…Courtship and Curses, my new YA historical fantasy, will hit shelves this Tuesday, August 7! I have several events coming up over the next few months, which I’ll post about here as the dates approach…first on that list is that I’ll be reading from Courtship and Curses at Lady Jane’s Salon, a monthly… Read more »

An interesting visitor to my backyard feeder

I live kind of in the woods, with all the accompanying wildlife that entails–we’ve had everything from coyotes and foxes and fishercats to eastern cottontails (so cute!) and lots of deer. In the bird kingdom, the visitors are even more diverse: we’re inundated with ruby-throated hummingbirds and have a nesting pair of bluebirds this year,… Read more »

It’s Coming…

The edits are in, the final version is going into production, and Courtship and Curses is now up for pre-order on Amazon, in both hardcover and Kindle format: http://www.amazon.com/Courtship-Curses-Marissa-Doyle/dp/0805091874/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1321488017&sr=1-1 Not that I’m, like, excited or anything…no, of course not. And the cover? Ah, yes–it’s got a cover…ho hum… And if you believe any of that,… Read more »