I’d like to thank the committee and planners of the Connecticut Library Association Annual Conference for being so welcoming…and forgiving of a speaker recovering from laryngitis. I had a wonderful time, and enjoyed giving my talk. I also wanted to answer a question posed in the question and answer period…an audience member mentioned a word… Read more »
I’ve been pretty quiet for a good reason–I had a book to finish writing. But I’m very, very happy to report that Magic in Season (formerly known as The Waterloo Plot…and possibly as something else in the future as book titles do often change) has been turned in for editing to the wonderful Kate and… Read more »
Over on NineteenTeen, the teen history blog I co-host with Regina Scott, we’ll be holding the first meeting of the Young Bluestockings Book Club tomorrow, February 16. We’ll be discussing Patricia C. Wrede’s Mairelon the Magician, so if you’ve read this book (or have been thinking about it), please come over and join the discussion!
Thirty seconds (or less) a day on your part could help a lot of bunnies! The Animal Rescue Site, in association with Petfinders.com, is sponsoring the $100,000 Animal Shelter Challenge , which is giving away (you guessed it) thousands of dollars to shelters across the US and Canada and around the world. Participants like you… Read more »
Because on Saturday, January 30 I will be, and would love to see you! I’ll be at the Middletown, RI Library (700 West Main Road) kicking off their “Meet the Author” series and talking about books and writing. It’s at 3 pm, so if you’re around, please come say hello! *** January has been less… Read more »
Any Cape Codders out there? On Friday, October 30 I’ll be at the Yarmouth Library for a talk about writing geared especially for teens, but all writers are welcome! Then on Saturday, October 31, I’ll be signing books at Where the Sidewalk Ends on Main Street in Chatham from 2-4. It’s been a crazy month,… Read more »
Here’s the beautiful trailer for Betraying Season created by M2 Productions… enjoy!
Remember what I said about the anxiety of waiting for reviews? I can breathe a little easier now–reviews of Betraying Season from Booklist, Kirkus, and VOYA are making me pretty happy. Here are some quotes: Booklist: “As in the previous book, this is a full-bodied story that wonderfully combines elements of romance, fantasy, and history….Whether… Read more »
The day a book comes out is, at least for me, a mixed day. Yes, I know, you’re probably thinking, “what’s not to be happy about?” Well, it’s not that I’m not happy–thrilled, even. But what non-writers may not understand is what a l-o-n-g process publishing a book is. For example, I completed Betraying Season… Read more »