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Dear Jenna, I have a manuscript that is 4+ years in the making, which I absolutely love and believe is ready to be published. Problem is, agents aren’t interested (100 rejections and counting). I feel like I’m done. I can’t … Continue reading
Howdy, all! Another reader query this week about why, WHY IN THE NAME OF GOD, I wrote THE STORMCHASERS in the present tense. I’m always bemused as to why people pick up on my use of present in ‘CHASERS … Continue reading
Day 2 is a tough one. Irene turns from a tropical storm to a hurricane overnight, swamping Puerto Rico, menacing the Bahamas with Category 2 winds. She is super-strong, moving over open water and sucking up strength from it. Prognoses … Continue reading
Dear everyone, It’s a sign of the times that every day now, when I open my email, there’s a query from a curious/ excited/ panicked writer about self-publishing. What are my thoughts about it? Given that I’ve gone the traditional … Continue reading
My dearest book club readers, this one’s for you. With greatest thanks to Sarah Pinneo of Blurb Is A Verb for inspiring and publishing this piece: How Book Clubs Saved My Life
There’s a Billy Joel song (if you grew up in NY/ NJ in a Certain Era, Billy is engraved upon your soul) called “The Stranger,” whose lyrics run: ”We all have a face/ That we hide away forever/ And we … Continue reading
My cup runneth over: look at this gorgeous Dutch edition of THE STORMCHASERS, a.k.a. IN TWEESTRIJD, to be released the 2nd week of April! Bedankt, Boekerij (my phenomenal Dutch publisher).
Howdy, all! In honor of THE STORMCHASERS coming out in paperback ONE MONTH from today–4.26–here is its…. new cover! Please look for it wherever books are sold. (You know I love to say that.) And yes, it *is* available as … Continue reading
I walk around BORDERS and touch the books, the ones my friends have written, the ones I don’t know, and I watch other people doing this, with those frowns of abstracted concentration, and I know we are all looking for new loves, and I know we are all the same, and I feel comforted.