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January 13, 2017
The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing: Everything You Need to Know to Create and Sell Your Work, from Writer's Digest Books is released! My interview with Janice Gable Bashman on "How Structure Supports Meaning" in my novels is reprinted in it. I have never been in happier company, with this list of other contributors: Jodi Picoult, Garth Stein, Dennis Lehane, Stephen King, Jojo Moyes, Khaled Hosseini, Jane Smiley, Orson Scott Card...my oh my!
October 3, 2016
The 2017 Novel & Short Story Market guide from Writer's Digest Books is out! Why is that of interest? Because Janice Gable Bashman interviewed me for a feature in the front about how the structure of my novels supports their meaning. Readers interested in exploring how story works as well as writers who are craft geeks: take a look!
May 5, 2016
Happy birthday to THE FAR END OF HAPPY, one year old today!
April 14, 2016
THE FAR END OF HAPPY has received the Bronze Medal in the 2016 IPPY Awards (Independent Publisher Book Awards) in the Contemporary Fiction category!
March 15, 2016
AUTHOR IN PROGRESS: A No-Holds-Barred Guide to What it Really Takes to Get Published is available for pre-order on Amazon! This book, edited by Therese Walsh and written by regular contributors to her Writer Unboxed blog—with a chapter by me, "A Drop of Imitation Goes a Long Way: Learn from the Masters," as well as essays by Donald Maass, Lisa Cron, Keith Cronin, Jael McHenry, Heather Webb, Erika Robuck, and others—will be published November 1, 2016 by Writers Digest Books. Writers, order yours today!
March 7, 2016
THE FAR END OF HAPPY has been named a finalist in Foreword Reviews' 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award in the General Fiction category!
January 31, 2016
Celebrating two years since publication with a Goodreads giveaway of THE ART OF FALLING!
~Thanks to all who entered and congratulations to the three winners!~
January 19, 2016
Watch Amy Impellizzeri and me on Good Day PA talking about the Tall Poppy Writers!
January 1, 2016
For writers: The first post in my new column for Writer Unboxed is live! Thrilled to give some love to the author/teachers who inspire me with their "Mad Skills." Adding this to my monthly guest post at Writers in the Storm, "Turning Whine Into Gold," I am now a proud contributor to two consistent honorees from Writers Digest's "Top 101 Websites for Writers."
December 31, 2015
Year-end lists are coming out, and I am thrilled that THE FAR END OF HAPPY has made a few of them! Thank you to these bloggers for the honor!
And THE ART OF FALLING made one, too!
July 7, 2015
THE FAR END OF HAPPY hits Target! I'm thrilled to announce that starting July 7, and for the next eight weeks, THE FAR END OF HAPPY will be featured on shelves at 1800 Target stores across the United States! On Twitter? Helping to spread the word will enter you to win you a $50 Target gift card! Just retweet this specific tweet (it must have the #FarEndOfHappy hashtag to be counted). It's that easy. Good luck! It has already been spied (thank you, Diane Dicke!)...
April 23, 2015
Thrilled to reveal my book trailer! You can check it out at it's new home on my For Book Clubs page. Also, launch events begin this Saturday, April 25, at the Doylestown Bookshop! Stay up-to-date with all event listings on my Events page.
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