In which we have goodies

on April 11, 2013

Chickens, have you downloaded FAR IN THE WILDS? You know it’s FREE, right? And once you’ve read it, you might want to talk about it. So guess what? I’m doing an online chat at Writerspace this Sunday evening at 9pm eastern! You can ask all kinds of questions about Ryder, Africa, research, process, what’s coming…

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In which we have some awesome advice

on April 9, 2013

So last week I was chatting with my writer pal, Robyn Carr. Yes, I totally just name-dropped there, but I did it for a reason. I wanted to pick Robyn’s brain about some writerly things, and I knew if I told you where I heard these marvelous things, you’d listen even harder. Robyn is one…

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In which I know a couple of things

on April 5, 2013

This is one of those blog posts that usually gets an appalling title like “Advice to Young Writers”. We’ll call it something more modest—like “Stuff I’ve Figured Out Along the Way”. These are bits and pieces I’ve collected, parts of the picture that I’m assembling as I go. I’m about to release my seventh novel;…

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In which our last contest winners are posted!

on April 4, 2013

First, huge thanks to all the entrants–we had to end early because we hit 200 before the two hours were up! In fact, we had a last batch that came in together, so we actually ended up with 208. I popped the range into a random number generator and the winners are listed below. I…

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In which we have our LAST contest!

on April 4, 2013

My lovely publisher has kicked in another THIRTY copies of A SPEAR OF SUMMER GRASS to give away! We have twenty-five copies of the final book and five ARCs. They will be given out randomly in the hopes that the winners will post reviews by April 30. So, same rules as before, please check them…

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In which we have winners!

on April 2, 2013

Alright, my dears, the random number generator has spoken! The winners are: Cynthia de la Pena, Jill H., Debbie R., Jeanne Marie, Gayle Etherington, Lynn F., Diane/Anonym2857, Tanya, Marcia Fife, and Carole Underwood. I will be sending out a confirmation email this afternoon, but y’all are welcome to send me your mailing address. You can reach…

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In which we’re giving books away–AGAIN!

on April 2, 2013

Alright, darlings, we’re doing this ONE MORE TIME! My darling agent has sent eight of her copies of A SPEAR OF SUMMER GRASS, and I’m tossing in two of my copies so we’ll have TEN winners. Same bits as last time–if you’re chosen, please consider leaving a review of the book and the more platforms…

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In which it is release day!

on April 1, 2013

Chickens, it’s release day! FAR IN THE WILDS is out TODAY. If you pre-ordered, it should already be downloaded onto your e-reader. If you haven’t, now is the perfect time to go forth and fetch it! I’m delighted that the Australians have been able to get their hands on this one the same day as…

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