Notes From the Road

Things to remember for future book tours: * Eat as well as you can. Stock the car with granola bars, gum, and water. Stay away from spicy foods. Salads are your friend. * Once you reach your destination, drink even more water. Like, a gallon. * It’s not enough to bring vitamins with you–you have to actually TAKE them…

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The HMH Bankruptcy [UPDATE]

I have just spoken to my dear fairy godmother at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt–she reassured me that this restructuring is actually cause for celebration, and so I would like to pass this reassurance on to you, my friends & family. Things at this particular publisher have indeed been a mess ever since the Houghton Mifflin and Harcourt merger back in…

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No Joke!

I couldn’t post this yesterday for fear of being thought an April Fool’s joke, but my father has graciously offered to match all monies donated into Princess Alethea’s Summer Book Tour Gas Fund! Here’s the page for Take Two (though it looks like Take One is suddenly working again): http://princessaletheassbtgasfund.chipin.com/princess-aletheas-gas-fund-take-two Whichever page you end up donating to, we will…

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Raffle Necklace Stats

This gorgeous necklace Soteria and I are raffling off contains faceted chunks of light and dark Amethyst with sterling baby chains, complete with sterling clasp and extendable chain. Measures from 16 1/2-19 inches on your neck (more chain can be added if necessary). Want to win it? Click here and Chip In a couple of bucks!

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Win This Necklace!

[Edited again to add: Now that Paypal is fixed, Chip In seems to be broken, and the widget with the button for donating money has vanished. You can always contribute to the fund straight to me through PayPal. My address is my email: akontis at gmail dot com. You may also try the alternate Chip In page I have…

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