Modern Persuasion Blog Tour

Modern Persuasion Blog Tour: Day 5

Another day with so much great activity around Modern Persuasion’s release! Blog tour day five features two blogs posting about Modern Persuasion. Over at My Love for Jane Austen, I shared some of the story about how Modern Persuasion went from idea to actual book.  There is also an ebook giveaway for blog readers. Over at DiaryRead more

Modern Persuasion Blog Tour

Modern Persuasion Blog Tour: Day 4

Another crazy day promoting Modern Persuasion! Where did the blog tour stop today?  It stopped with From Pemberly to Milton where I wrote a guest post about why Anne Elliot is not weak.  Thank you to Rita for allowing the chance to share with her readers. In other news, I spent my evening at aRead more

Modern Persuasion Blog Tour

Modern Persuasion Blog Tour: Day 1

Here it is, day one of the blog tour.  So much has happened already.  Two blogs have posted entries about Modern Persuasion. Over at My Jane Austen Book Club you can see my top 10 things I love about Captain Wentworth, the character who inspired my Fredrick Wentworth. Later today, at Most Agreeably Engaged, another postRead more

Local Book Event: Pulp & Press IV

Recap of Pulp & Press: Adventures and Lessons

This past weekend was an annual book event called Pulp & Press.  It is done at Mill No. 5, an old mill that has been converted into a spot to shop locally.  I have talked about the Mill before.  Serpentine Books is there.  I am frequently at the coffee shop to write or meet people.Read more

Author Reading: Revealing Hannah #2 Book Launch Party

The nice thing about being friends with authors is that you get to help them when they try new things.  When Laura’s second book in the Revealing Hannah series came out, I quickly bought a copy.  When she announced she was having a book launch party I was excited for the chance to help.  ThisRead more

Author Talks: Mehmed Ali, my colleague

A few weeks ago I mentioned that one of my colleagues published his first book: Yousuf Karsh John Garo The Search for a Master’s Legacy.  It has been exciting to see a new author enjoy the ability to share his work with new people. On Thursday night, Mehmed gave a talk about his new book atRead more

Author Talks: Gregory Maguire, Author of Wicked

Most Broadway fans know what Wicked is.  Many book lovers read the book before the musical became popular.  On Saturday night I got to attend an event that featured a conversation with Maguire, who is promoting his current book After Alice. I have read almost all his books, have a number of them autographed, and haveRead more

Weekly Meeting- A25: Stories From Lowell’s First Arson Squad

Title: A25: Stories From Lowell’s First Arson Squad Challenges: None What you should know:  This book is self-published by the author. If you live in Massachusetts and only know bad things about Lowell, this book may help explain some of those reasons. There are some difficult stories about death and children. Discussion: As a writer, IRead more