Monthly Archives: May 2013

In which it’s the book’s turn

Since we’re talking backstory this week–FINALLY. I’ve been sitting on these posts for about 18 months!–I thought I’d post the backstory of the book itself: the research. Now, this doesn’t represent all of the research. There were books I got … Continue reading

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In which it’s Gideon’s turn

Gideon was one of the most interesting characters to develop. He is a man with a simpler lifestyle than the white characters in the book–and a man who understands himself and the world around him better since he has his … Continue reading

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In which we’re talking backstory

So now that A SPEAR OF SUMMER GRASS is finally out we can start talking about what went into it! Today it’s Delilah’s backstory–specifically, her American backstory. Initially, she was English and I didn’t give it much thought. But then … Continue reading

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In which it’s all bits and bobs

Morning, chickens! Today’s post is a collection of odds and ends. It’s been a whirlwind week for sure. With the release of SPEAR–YAY!–there have been loads of little projects to tie up and some new opportunities to pursue. Loads of … Continue reading

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In which I say thanks!

Readers are the best. NO, REALLY. Y’all made yesterday’s launch a really wonderful day, and I hugely appreciate it! It looks like Amazon and B&N are now accepting reviews, so if you planned on leaving one, you’re good to go. … Continue reading

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