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The chicken and the egg…

I’m away on the last week of the book tour for A PERILOUS UNDERTAKING and I hope your traveling along via social media links! (I’ve been lucky enough to have return visits to favorite stores, and this week I have … Continue reading

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Rolling into the last week of the tour!

This is the last week of the tour for A PERILOUS UNDERTAKING, and I hope you’re keeping up with the lastest! The social media buttons on the bottom of the page will hook you up with my Twitter, Instagram, and … Continue reading

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Research, we search

Since I’m out and about promoting A PERILOUS UNDERTAKING, I’m reposting some of my favorite pieces from previous years. This is a reader question from Aimee Celeste originally posted in August 2014. You do a lot of great research for … Continue reading

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Reader questions–I have answers!

This week I’m at my very first writers’ retreat, hopefully planting fields and fields of tidy, cultivated prose for you. Can you tell I’m excited? I get to geek out and play with WORDS, y’all. I have packed all my … Continue reading

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Leaving on a jet plane…or not.

Reposting this piece on travel/research because this came up at an appearance I just did, and this is a MUCH more involved response than the one I was able to give. One of the questions I get a fair amount … Continue reading

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Searching for research

Today I’m doing a request post. Writer pal Alyssa asked the following about my research methods: “Do you read through first, take notes as you go along? Are you looking for specific things before you start (like filling out a … Continue reading

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So you wanted to know about process

Okay, maybe not YOU, but a writer pal asked in December if I would write a post about my research process, and I said SURE. Here’s the most important thing to remember: I AM ALWAYS RESEARCHING. Everything I read, everything … Continue reading

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Victorian round-up!

Which sounds like a really AWESOME rodeo, doesn’t it? But we’re rounding up links, not cattle. I’m posting a few places you might like to visit if you love all things Victorian. *Postal delivery times. Did you know that Londoners … 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 get to talk about clothes

For reader question month, Megan B wanted to know: Where do you get your ideas for what the characters wear? Oh, the clothes are so much fun to play with! Since I tend to stick with a time period for … Continue reading

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