October is a difficult month for me. On one hand, it might be my favorite month of twelve to chose from. Normally it's a Beautiful Weather month, one of the few that is reliably cooler. Not necessarily cool, but cooler. We'll get some mornings in September that are worth leaving the patio door open. But… Continue reading The Good, The Bad, and the Prom Dress
Brimstone is available today! You can get it in your favorite bookstore, online or in person, and in many e-book forms! And what a bargain! It's two books in one! I'll be posting excerpts all week on Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook and this blog. Are you following all those things? It's the best way to find… Continue reading It’s BRIMSTONE Week!
I've mentioned before that the first two books of the Girl vs. Evil series are being released in a new edition in September. Without further ado, I present the cover of BRIMSTONE. Here's the cover copy: Slinking down the streets, hiding in the shadows, always lurking just out of sight, evil follows Maggie Quinn. It's… Continue reading Brimstone cover reveal and a little something extra
Cue the trumpet fanfare. I have a new-to-many-of-you book coming out in September. Yes, THIS September. BRIMSTONE is now available for pre-order on Barnes and Noble and Amazon. (It's not listed yet on Books a Million or IndieBound, but it will of course be available wherever awesome books are sold.) BRIMSTONE is the new two-in-one edition of… Continue reading Book News — Brimstone
I am delighted to see that Amazon recognizes the value of books on cryptozology. Today in my inbox, I got this: Dear Amazon.com Customer,Customers who have purchased or rated Highway to Hell (Maggie Quinn: Girl Vs Evil) by Rosemary Clement-Moore might like to know that Tracking the Chupacabra: The Vampire Beast in Fact, Fiction, and… Continue reading On the trail of El Cupacabra
Cue the Beatle's Birthday song. (Na na na na NAna nana... two three four) Highway to Hell comes out in trade paperback today. When Maggie and Lisa head to the beach for Spring Break, they get more action than they bargained for when a Jeep accident strands them in a one horse town where the… Continue reading Highway to Hell goes paperback
The Splendor Falls comes out today! I hope Amazon delivers your pre-orders and bookstores are obligingly stocked with copies! I haven't been out to make the rounds yet, because I LOST A DAY this weekend. Seriously, I got up thinking it was Monday, went to check my mail and couldn't figure out why I had an inbox full of congrats on… Continue reading Book Birthday Party!
Missed yesterday's blog post, which is sad, because I had it all planned! I headed up to Norman, OK, where I spoke to a YA Lit graduate class about writing, books, general blathering. They've been great hosts, and only made fun of my "Horny Toad" TCU sticker on my car a little bit.So I come… Continue reading Field Trips and Freebies!
From Aliya (Who’s letter cracked me up. Thanks Aliya!):As an avid reader and a hopeful writer I find something that really makes or breaks a story is the characters. So many times I find a book that has a sturdy, interesting plot, with flimsy little characters whose only purpose seems to be to carry out… Continue reading Q&A Day: Building Character… the fictional kind
Character names. So, I totally stole this topic from Tina Ferraro over on Boys, Books, Buzz Blog. I think this is the second time I've done that. But I started to answer this in the comments, and it sort of got out of control, so I thought, hell, I'll just make my own blog entry.… Continue reading A Rose by any other name…