In Which AlphaOops TAKES OVER THE WORLD

Hello, everyone! You may remember back a few weeks ago, when I mentioned that a friend had emailed me, congratulating me on AlphaOops: The Day Z Went First having a cameo in The Smurfs Movie. Sure enough, my cousin Jamie (who had the DVD on hand) took a screen shot for me — there is is, front and center!…

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On the Gelett Burgess Award

I received more shiny golden stickers in the mail for the Gelett Burgess Children’s Book Award — those of you who see me in person can get one to add to your copy of Enchanted! — and I was curious about the symbol they used, so I asked about it. Here was the response from the Gelett Burgess Center:…

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My 2012 Baltimore Book Festival Schedule

It’s the time of year again — can you believe it? Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for the 2012 Baltimore Book Festival! (Sept. 28-30) I will be making appearances on Saturday and Sunday at both the Maryland Romance Writers Stage and the Science Fiction Writers of America tent. The festival is free to the pubic (though you’ll probably…

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Princess Alethea’s Favorite Historical Romance Novels

Hi, everybody! *waves* Miss me? Now that I’ve finished the first draft of Hero and sent it off, I am free to catch up on ALL THE THINGS, like the link to this article which appeared on USA Today’s Happy Ever After blog (like a month ago), in which I (and a bunch of other big famous authors) shared…

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Dragon*Con 2012 Pics

UPDATED: I have stolen the Fairy Godboyfriend’s photos, and Bryonna’s, Samantha’s, Kat’s…and everyone else’s as well. Thank you! Here is the complete Dragon*Con photo journal. Just click the photo to get to the album.

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How to Cheat off Your Own Paper

I’m over at the Waterworld Mermaids today, writing about Self-Plagiarism. “One of the questions a writer is most-often asked is whether they are a “Plotter” or a “Pantser.” We’ve talked about it here on the Waterworld Mermaids a few times. Do you painstakingly outline things, or do you just fly by the seat of your pants and just write…

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