Let the editing begin! It's an exciting week because my publisher just assigned me an editor to help burnish my manuscript for Beautiful and Terrible Things into final form. That means we're in the homestretch with publication coming soon!
I recently put together a Reading Guide for a local Book Club whose members were reading my novel Horseshoes and Hand Grenades. Compiling a list of the questions that were floating around in my mind when I wrote the book, plus the ones that actually drove the manuscript, was a lot of fun. Even more … Continue reading Free Reading Guide for Book Clubs
Never have I ever* been as excited as I am now, to announce I'll be participating in a Meet the Authors event in a few weeks. Take that, COVID-19! Or should I say, vaccinations to the rescue! As I know probably every single one of you can relate, it has been too long since we've … Continue reading Book Signing in the Catskills
I recently had the privilege of participating in a local author event at the Fuller Public Library in Hillsborough, NH. Library director extraordinaire Samantha Gallo organized the event with 7 local authors. The forecast called for cold and rainy but Mother Nature was on our side. It turned into a beautiful day, partly sunny yet … Continue reading Book Fun in the Sort-of Sun
I recently read The Gargoyle (Anchor Books, 2009) and am compelled to share one of author Andrew Davidson's character descriptions--one so amazing I had to re-read it right then and there, and immediately deemed it The Best Character Description Ever. Authors often struggle to find new and interesting ways to portray their characters as there … Continue reading The Best Character Description Ever