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Book Tour Stop: New York City- May 2017

It felt like forever since I had been to New York City, but it had only been 2 years.  It was a crazy two years, but that’s not really a long time to have not been able to visit.  I shared a lot of my NYC photos on Instagram, but I didn’t share everything.  IfRead more

The knick-knacks

Modern Persuasion Raffle Winner!

I ran a raffle for the past two weeks!  Did you know that?  It was for knick-knacks that Emma or Louisa may have picked up on Fredrick’s book tour.  I had something from all the cities on the tour.  I had to pick up the NYC one this past week while I was there.  IRead more

Book Expo America, Modern Persuasion, and Finding Inspiration

Book Expo America, Modern Persuasion, Finding Inspiration

I talked about this story here and on other blogs, the story behind Modern Persuasion’s inspiration.  Today, I am going to go deeper into the story so you can understand where the idea came from. I have been attending Book Expo American since about 2005.  BEA is a conference dedicated to the publishing industry.  It’sRead more

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion: Meet Thing 1 & Thing 2

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion: Meet Thing 1 & Thing 2

Thing 1 & Thing 2 are the nickname’s for Mary’s young sons.  I thought it would be fun to do a profile for these toddlers. Here are 5 things you won’t learn about Thing 1 & Thing 2 from the novel. As much as they love their aunts Louisa and Emma, it is Elizabeth whoRead more

Book tour cities

Modern Persuasion: A Book Tour?

There are just over 2 months left before Modern Persuasion comes out.  I am getting really excited, but it’s time for me to think about how I am going to connect with readers. A number of people have asked me about hosting a launch party.  They have asked me about visiting book clubs.  They haveRead more