Monthly Archives: March 2014

In which it is ON, chickens!

Today is round three–sweet sixteen!–of DABWAHA and my good friend Susanna Kearsley is killing me! She’s got a substantial lead right now and I’d at least like to make it a close fight–I am the underdog, you know. Head over … Continue reading

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In which we have a special guest blogger!

Today I’m delighted to play host to Tracy Grant, a wonderful novelist and superb galpal. She’s celebrating the release of her newest adventure, THE BERKELEY SQUARE AFFAIR, and has graciously agreed to come and play with us today. She will … Continue reading

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In which this one is a fly-by

Chickens, I’m flying by to fling a bouquet of thank yous at a LOT of people. First of all, everyone who has voted in the DABWAHA tournament–thanks to you, A SPEAR OF SUMMER GRASS is in the Sweet Sixteen!! I’m … Continue reading

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In which I’m out of here!

First, HUGE thanks to all of you who voted in the first round of DABWAHA–you did it!! SPEAR will be advancing, and I’m delighted. Second, this weekend I’m heading to Charlottesville for the Virginia Festival of the Book! If you’re … Continue reading

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In which I’m chatting tonight!

Tonight I’m at Writerspace chatting about CITY OF JASMINE–come and visit! I’ll be there from 9-10pm eastern. See you there!

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In which there are things to read

So I peeked at the DABWAHA rankings and 19 of you think A SPEAR OF SUMMER GRASS is going to go all the way. To which I say, BLESS YOUR HEARTS. No, really. It’s lovely that you think so well … Continue reading

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In which DABWAHA is giving out prizes to voters

Forgot to mention in the last post–because I was so busy being delighted at the nomination–voters in the DABWAHA rounds are eligible to receive SCADS O’PRIZES! They’re giving away chocolates, gift cards, books, ereaders–all kinds of good swag. Go vote, … Continue reading

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In which I am DELIGHTED

It’s that time of year, darlings–DABWAHA! The ultimate book tournament; 64 books go in, one comes out. And I’m particularly tickled that A SPEAR OF SUMMER GRASS is the reader write-in nominee in the category of Novel with Strong Romantic … Continue reading

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In which we’re talking about process again

Reader Abi sent the following: You asked on your last post what your ‘chickens’ plans were for the new year. Comments were disabled so I couldn’t reply as I’m not on Facebook. But I do really want your advice. My … Continue reading

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In which we’re blogging about process for a reader with a question

A few months ago, I received an email from a writer named Tim with some questions about process. I thought the answers might make an interesting blog entry, so here we go: My name is Tim and I am a … Continue reading

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