I have got to start seeing movies in a more timely way, either at the movie theater or when they're first released at home. It's not such a thing this week, when something inspires me to talk about its antecedents (⇐this is not the nerdiest the post is going to get), as say, Star Wars,… Continue reading Castle Von Udolpho Crimson Abbey of Blood (Movie Monday, gothic edition)
Two blog posts in one week. OMG. Who is this writer? I’m not the most prolific poster HERE lately, so you might want to know about the places where I’m a little more scheduled. If you read and love YA, you should definitely check out YA Outside the Lines. Oh my gosh, so many YA… Continue reading Blog o Rama
This seems like as good a place as any to park this policy while I'm thinking about it. I mean, I know I need to start a FAQ page, and about eleventy other things. (Which doesn't even count the personal stuff, like take my dogs to the groomer and do something about my hair.)Following and… Continue reading Following/Friend policy
Check out this snippet of the new cover of The Splendor Falls. The paperback comes out on 1/11/01, and is available for pre-order on Amazon and Barnes and Noble and Books A Million, and other online retailers. (Tell your friends!)This cover is SO gorgeous, you may want your own copy!
So, The Splendor (Splendour) Falls comes out in New Zealand tomorrow. I didn't make a big deal about the UK release date because it happened in the middle of my grandmother's car accident/heart attack/rehab. So UK people, don't be offended. I mean, I've actually VISITED your country. Countries, I mean.Now, one of the coolest things… Continue reading Hello New Zealand
Fun stuff today.First off, I'm blogging at Fresh Fiction today: Warning: this book may be hazardous to your diet. Comment and win prizes. Whoot!And just because I haven't been obnoxious about it in a day or two, just a reminder that I have a book signing tomorrow (Saturday, September 12th) from 2 - 4 pm… Continue reading Fun Stuff Friday
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!
Okay before I give you the answer to today's question, you have to go read the interview I did over at Body Count, Inc, the blog of the funny and ferocious Jacqui Jacoby. We met at RWA Nationals, where she was a Golden Heart finalist and was teaching a workshop on Plotting lessons learned from… Continue reading Q and A Day
Have I mentioned that The Splendor Falls comes out in eight days? Tuesday, September 8th. A week from tomorrow. 9/8/09. Just saying. An excerpt for your enjoyment...Chapter 1I wanted to hate Alabama, and nothing about my arrival disappointed me.To be fair, there aren’t many places that are easy to fall in love with in ninety… Continue reading Yet another teaser…
see more Lolcats and funny picturesDon't forget all the ways you can enter and win a copy of The Splendor Falls!1) Become a fan on my Facebook Fan page. (You are not alone in not knowing I had one. *I* have only half figured it out.)2) Comment on Monday's Post.3) Mention me, Maggie Quinn, or… Continue reading One more day to enter to win some splendor!