It’s An Honor to be Nominated…Again!

I’ve had a really strange experience with contests in the RWA (Romance Writers Association). The year Enchanted came out, I asked my publisher for a box of books so that I might submit them to a bunch of RWA Chapter contests. I mean, Enchanted won the Gelett Burgess Award right out of the gate, so it was a shoe…

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Alethea’s BEA 2014 Schedule

For those friends attending BEA — here’s where I’ll be: May 29-June 1 BEA New York, NY * Thursday May 29, 11am signing at SFWA Booth * Thursday May 29, 7pm Audie Awards * Friday May 30, 2pm signing at SFWA booth * Saturday May 31 10am signing at RWA Booth ******************* So far, for side activities I also…

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My DABWAHA Starts…NOW.

VOTE FOR HERO! Starting right now — 12:00pm CST — you (and all your friends!) may vote for my bracket in the DABWAHA. Click here: http://dabwaha.com/ , vote for Hero, and do it quick! Voting for this bracket ends at midnight tonight. Thank you all so much…to me you are all BIG DAMN HEROES.

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Fairyleaks

You would be amazed the the number of things we, as professional authors, are not allowed to announce to the public. Book deals, cover art, bestseller list placement and awards…just to name a few. In this Age of the Intarwebs, however, it’s tough to keep things under wraps. So it actually *thrills* me when someone leaks something (especially cover…

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School Library Journal Loves HERO

It’s odd for a major review like this to appear so long after the book’s release…but better late than never! Also, I wholeheartedly support comparisons to the TV show Once Upon a Time. Some of us little people should benefit from The Giant Hammer of Disney, right? ************************* KONTIS, Alethea. Hero. Bk. 2. 304p. (Woodcutter Sisters Series). Houghton Harcourt….

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HERO on the Web Today

This weekend’s launch was FABULOUS…pics to come soon! In the meantime, I’ve got some GREAT stuff out there on ye olde intarwebs today: Carrie S. reviewed HERO for Smart Bitches, Trashy Books. The book received a hard-earned B+ from this exceptionally tough review site, and I’m honored! Click on over to see if you agree with her assessment. ***…

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Hero Book Tour Calendar

Where HERO will be appearing in the next week! Oct 3 – Hightlighting The Missing Piece on I Am a Reader, Not a Writer Review at Books for Kids Oct 4 – Podcast with Bennet Pomeranz Review of Hero on Colorimetry Oct 5 – Hero LAUNCH PARTY at One More Page Books in Arlington, VA Oct 7 —  Character interview with Saturday Woodcutter at I…

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Geek Girls and Big Ideas

Today on the HERO Book Tour, we have: My “The Big Idea” essay, hosted by John Scalzi, in which I talk about…well…the big idea behind HERO. Which is always fun! ANd John is a particular hero of MINE, so it’s an honor to have an essay on his site. *** Another one-of-a-kind Fairy Tale Rant Video for www.geekgirlinlove.com, in…

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Today’s Blog Offerings

HERO landed in bookstores today, and exploded all over the intarwebs in a big way! *** At the Waterworld Mermaids, I blog about my spectacular, almost supernatural ability to pull off things at the Last Minute. Includes a few stats on Beloved, the first draft of which I finished last night around 11pm. (Click here to read and enter…

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Happy Book Birthday, Dear HERO!

There will be a lot more from me on the intarwebs later, now that I’ve finished the manuscript for Beloved (*fanfare*), but first I’m gonna relax a bit. Right after I say… HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY, HERO!

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