Monthly Archives: October 2014

In which I am back!

Hello, chickens, and Happy Halloween! I’m back from a wonderful time in New York. The weather was superb, the meeting with the folks at NAL/Penguin could not have been more awesome, and I’m ready to get back to work tomorrow … Continue reading

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In which I’m still in New York

So to get you in the Halloween spirit (Ha! See what I did there?) I’m reposting a piece on THE DEAD TRAVEL FAST–time to get your fangs on! Here are some books that are excellent reads if you’re in a … Continue reading

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In which I am not here

Nope, not even close. This week I am in New York, meeting up with my agent and getting a formal introduction to my fabulous new publisher! In addition to visiting the offices of NAL/Penguin for the first time, I’m getting … Continue reading

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In which we’re still in Transylvania

Those of you who have the digital edition of THE DEAD TRAVEL FAST had a few special pieces of extra content written exclusively for you. Since it’s been a few years since the book came out (!) I thought I’d … Continue reading

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In which it wouldn’t be October without THE DEAD TRAVEL FAST

Have you visited Transylvania lately, chickens? My only “vampire” book is THE DEAD TRAVEL FAST, an homage to the classic Gothic with a heroine who fears domesticity and a hero who might or might not be undead… In case you … Continue reading

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In which it’s time to ponder Halloween

Oh, how I love this month! Usually I spend October wallowing in all things ghoulie and ghostie, but unfortunately I’m swamped in revision hell so I’ll have to resort to grabbing up the odd moment here and there to get … Continue reading

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In which we’re pondering sleep

Have you seen this article on two-part sleep? A history professor at Virginia Tech–Roger Ekirch–has discovered that our habit of sleeping a full night through is not exactly how our ancestors did it. From his research he’s determined that people … Continue reading

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In which you probably see what I mean

About turning the blog over to Nancy. Here’s her response to Tuesday’s post, and today I’m answering her questions. This may go on for awhile… I knew it. I KNEW you were going to say that. I suppose it’s the … Continue reading

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In which I may just turn over the blog to Nancy

Reader Nancy asks the best questions, y’all–seriously. Her university studies always seem to kick off great questions, and every few weeks she shoots me an email full of the most intriguing ones. I started to compose a response to her … Continue reading

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In which I may have wrecked a reader

Or not; probably too soon to tell. A few days ago I had an email from a reader who happens to attend the same university I did. She was wondering if I regretted going there–if I thought a more prestigious … Continue reading

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