Sara as a Publisher

Why I Started An Author Newsletter

The real work of being a published author is not the writing, the abuse your ego will take during the editing process, or even the stress of the actual publication (which will be higher for self-publishing authors who do this themselves or pay someone else). For me, it’s been entirely in the marketing of myRead more

Modern Persuasion - Free In April 2018

Modern Persuasion: Birthday Celebration

It has been nearly a year since Modern Persuasion came out.  It’s been such a whirlwind of a year, but it’s time to move on to Phi Alpha Pi and the books coming after it.  To celebrate the first birthday of my first book, I’m letting anyone download the ebook for free in the monthRead more

Blog News

Mill Pages Blog – Now Live!

My writing group, Mill Pages, is officially running a blog of our own! It’s a long time coming, but we realized it was time to do this and share more than just our short stories. You can read the Mill Pages blog anytime you want!  I have a monthly column called Librarian Reading. I willRead more

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Bookstores I Love: Brookline Booksmith

It was like a year and a half ago the last (and only) time I shared a bookstore I love.  It should be happening more often, honestly.  Going around to different places on my “tour” (which is more just me traveling and you seeing pictures) has allowed me the chance to visit libraries and bookstoresRead more

Book Lust Challenge 2017

Book Lust Challenge 2017

It’s not something I talk about often, but I have a group on Good Reads for the Book Lust Challenge. For those who don’t know, for the past 10+ years I have been reading all the books listed in Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust books.  I am barely 20% through.  It’s a long term project.  ByRead more

Top 10 Books I Read in 2016

Obviously there are still a few weeks left in 2016 and I am still reading good books through the month, but I am pretty sure I can tell you the top 10 books I have read in 2016.  I have, so far, read 126 books this year and I hope to get in another 9Read more

Leaving on a Jet Plane- Reading While Travelling

I m sitting in a hotel in Washington DC for the WikiCon USA conference writing this.  This is becoming one of my favorite conferences to attend since it is all about Wikipedia. I am one of those readers who brings many books to read while away.  This is why I like having ebook readers.  It isRead more