The Secret’s Out!

Yes, sirree — I have TWO books coming out this year. Right around the same time Enchanted releases, THE WONDERLAND ALPHABET: Alice’s Adventures through the ABCs and What She Found There will hit bookstores and comic book shops all around the world. I can’t tell you how excited I am to finally talk about this project! It’s not the…

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MakeItUpAsYouGoAlongCon

Over the past decade, I have been to many, many conventions, and I have discovered that none of them are like any of the others. Each one is a unique gem with different facets, and unique members of a staff that struggles for 72 hours straight to tame the unwieldy beast. I’ve been disappointed by smaller conventions and simply…

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The ENCHANTED Mimi Valentine

Mimi Valentine, intrepid teen book reviewer, got her hands on Enchanted and wrote a very sweet review telling the world…well, not ALL about it, but enough to whet everyone’s appetite and make them want to read more. “Absolutely ADORABLE. Magical. Smile-inducing. And so incredibly sweet! This book is one of the many reasons why I love fairytales and their…

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Me at The Compulsive Reader

Check me out over at THE COMPULSIVE READER today! I answered a few interview questions for Looking Ahead, a feature in which new upcoming books and their authors ar spotlighted. I was honored to be a part of this, and hope it gets even more people excited about the release of ENCHANTED. Please stop by and let them know…

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Go Read This

I’m writing this blog from a week in the past. Oh, how I do love a bit of time travel. I’m guessing right now I’m still recovering from Mysticon, so I won’t have a con report ready yet. But I’ve just finished writing my monthly blog post for the Waterworld Mermaids, and it’s REALLY FREAKING GOOD. You’re going to…

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The Spirograph Obsession

My fellow Coedxian, author Elaine Isaak, sent me a tweet yesterday asking about my “recent obsession with Spirograph.” I thought perhaps this deserved a better-than-140-character explanation. It was Memere who had the Spirograph at her house — we might have owned one, but I don’t ever remember playing with it at home. Only ever at Memere’s house. There were…

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Off to Mysticon!

…and I’m off to Roanoke! (Joe, I’m stealing your car AND your jacket. I’ll have it dry cleaned when I get back.) For those of you who want to follow me on my travels, I’ll be on Facebook and Twitter, comme toujours. The rest of you, please have a lovely and relaxing weekend! xox

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Ann Patchett, On Parnassus

If you did not happen to see The Colbert Report last night, click here and fast forward about 15 minutes to see Ann Patchett knock one out of the park for brick-and-mortar bookstores. WELL DONE, ANN! Here’s the link to http://www.parnassusbooks.net/. Go buy something.

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2011 Nebula Award Nominees Announced!

2011 Nebula Awards Nominees Announced Congrats to all the nominees! ***************** Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America is proud to announce the nominees for the 2011 Nebula Awards (presented 2012), the nominees for the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, and the nominees for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Book. Novel…

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