Doing the Write Thing

Yesterday in my “Muddy Waters” post about the Nashville flooding, I mentioned a few websites, including the Do The Write Thing For Nashville site. They’re getting agents and authors and editors and all sorts of folks in the publishing industry to donate items and time so they can auction them off for big bucks. The proceeds will go to…

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Suitable For Framing

Not only do I have the honor of AlphaOops: H is for Halloween being a Junior Library Guild Selection, but now I have this awesome lapel pin and a certificate suitable for framing. Squee!!!!! This is *so* way better than making the honor roll. Don’t forget — the release date is July 13, 2010. The publisher may sell out before…

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In Which I am asked to Introduce a bunch of Crazy People

Once upon a time, Jodi Lee asked me to write an introduction for a dark little anthology called Courting Morpheus. Since then, The New Bedlam Project has sort of taken on a life of its own (including its very own website — click here to check it out). Three years later (which is like seven minutes in Publishing Time…or…

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Apex Birthday Sale!

Today is Jason Sizemore’s birthday, founder of Apex Publications and Best Boss Ever. Today is also the five-year anniversary of Apex — my very first publication credit was the essay I wrote for issue 3 back in 2005. How time flies… Jason’s posted a little thank you post over on his blog if you’re so inclined to hop over…

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Sneak Peek: A is for Alice

Sneak Peek! Pages from A is for Alice — the picture book Janet (J.K.) Lee and I have been working on: A is for Alice Alice indeed was a curious girl Who fell rather far through a hole in the world She followed a clock-watching rabbit, you see, To a land full of wonder…and madness…and tea. M is for…

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Red Qweens & Free Cookies!

FRIDAY!FRIDAY! FRIDAY! That’s right, York PA’s FIRST FRIDAY event this March 5th will be featuring some spectacular events (see a complete list here), including special appearances at the York Emporium by local poet Barbara DeCesare and yours truly Princess Alethea Kontis! We will be “performing” this night…and I happen to have an almost-finished copy of AlphaOops: H is for…

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