The “Sunday” Necklace

Launching the Dixie Dunbar Studio Fairy Tale line of jewelry is the “Sunday” necklace, inspired by the novel Enchanted. The necklace is made of simple chain, as befits a Woodcutter’s daughter, but the asymmetrical design is pure elegance. Like Sunday Woodcutter’s magical dress of silver and gold the third night of the prince’s ball, the Sunday necklace is comprised…

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ENCHANTED in Fairy Tale Land

I am very jealous of this copy of Enchanted, which has already made its way to the Black Forest in Germany, home of many Grimms’ Fairy Tales. *sigh* Doesn’t this look just like Sunday’s house without the tower?? And of course, gorgeous Heidelberg. Photos courtesy of Sandra Salinas. THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! xox

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I Made This

Everytime I see those words, I hear Chris Carter’s Ten Thirteen production company credits from the end of The X-Files in my head. (Geek tidbit: The boy’s voice belongs to Nathan Couturier, the son of the show’s supervising sound editor, Thierry Couturier.) I make stuff up for a living. It’s what I do. I’m told I’m fairy good at…

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Some Enchanted Morning

It’s a small thing, and there’s no cover image, and technically you can’t order it yet, but Enchanted is now listed on Amazon’s website, as well as on Goodreads. There are some very important things up, however, that are good to know: Release Date: May 8, 2012 (it seems so far away!) ISBN: 9780547645704 Description: It isn’t easy being…

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Fangirl Moment

I finished the edits for SUNDAY last night and sent them in (waaaaay early) to my editor as a Yule gift. I promised the Fairy GodBoyfriend that I’d take it easy today, so there’s going to be a lot of resting, cleaning the house, and watching Christmas movies. I may pop back in here and chat about the edits…

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Sale: SUNDAY (the novel) to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Here it is, everybody, the big announcement you’ve been waiting for! It’s official: my debut novel SUNDAY has been bought by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for publication! From Publisher’s Lunch: NYT bestselling co-author Alethea Kontis’s Young Adult novel debut, SUNDAY, about the seventh daughter of a seventh daughter, youngest sister to the other six days of the weeks, who writes…

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On a Rainy Sunday

Yes, I certified my Geek Street Cred this weekend and finally learned to play Magic. Late Last night, Alethea Queen of the Elves stomped the table and triumphed in a bloody battle. (I know, I know, Gypsy stacked the deck. But I was learning to play! I also learned that I have slightly more evil tendencies than an all-green…

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