There’s a park not far from my house, and on the edge of the park is a little tree that may not survive another year. It’s looking small and scraggly and sad. Someone with a sense of humor and a joyful heart turned that little tree into a smile maker. I had to stop and …Read More
Archives for December 2014
The weather stayed really nice. The turnout was excellent. And I had a great time, so I hope everyone else did too. We had goodies from Fiona’s Deli. A book table. A gift basket and signing table. Good friends who were kind enough to buy a copy of Dead Wrong. This is Diana, Kay, and …Read More
I hope you’ll drop by the Author Expressions Blog to check out the very thorough interview Jacqueline Seewald did as part of my internet wanderings during this book promotion period. Click here to get to the interview.
Edie Melson has a post at her The Write Conversation blog that we all need to read and then figure out how these changes will impact us if they’re actually implemented. Social media sites will continue to change over time, so it’s important to stay on top of all those announcements. None of us want …Read More
I’m just running around in circles trying to get things done before my book signing and party on Saturday. I think I have it under control. I hope I have it under control. But meanwhile, the blog sits here unattended, like a poor neglected pet. I’ll try to do better. Maybe tomorrow. Or Friday.
Here’s a wonderful Christmas video from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana (my home town). Post by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
I didn’t come up with a big plan for a blog book tour for Dead Wrong. Instead, I grabbed hold of random opportunities that began before the book’s release and will continue on for a bit longer. Here’s a list of links for where I will be and where I’ve been, including reviews. December 19th …Read More
As authors, we consider our books our “babies.” We nourish them, cherish them, fix them when they are broken, and when we think they are ready—we send them out into the world. And we hold our breath that the world will not only accept them, but actually like them, too. So yes, writing and publishing …Read More
The winner of a copy of The Night Before Hanukkah by Natasha Wing is a reader who goes by the Blogger id “Missionaryk8.” If that young lady will contact us with a working link to an email address, we’ll arrange to get her book in the mail. (P.S. the email links in our profiles are …Read More
I have a weakness for browsing the children’s book department whenever I’m in a bookstore, so it gives me great pleasure to feature a children’s book author on this blog from time to time. This year, one of our favorite authors from Northern Colorado has released a new book in her “Night Before….” series. If …Read More