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Archive for April 2011

Join Me at the Online Booksigning!

Yes, I’m doing it again! After signing what felt like a trillion bookplates last year, I promised myself I’d never do another online signing, but in retrospect, it was so worth it. So if you can’t make it to one of my in-person events, come over to the online signing and fill out the form.…

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The Midwife has Arrived

  Nine months almost to the day after I began writing the story, The Midwife’s Confession is finally in bookstores. The labor (which I chronicled in agonizing detail in my blog) was unusually long and hard, but now all the angst is forgotten and I get to celebrate a milestone: the publication of my 20th…

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Before and After Deadline. . .

Office shortly before deadline Office shortly after deadline ‘Nuff said! (Except for the fact that it’s only a few days ’til the midwife comes! She’s available for preorder now! And watch for the online booksigning, coming soon…)

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Do UK Readers Love the Amish Country?

First things first: I sent The Good Father to my editor and agent last night. Yeah! There’s no better feeling than typing The End. Now I wait for the revision letter and get ready for NEXT WEEK’S publication of The Midwife’s Confession! Wow, that crept up on me fast. I can’t wait to hear what…

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We Have a Title!

Finally! The book formerly known as The Waif is. . . .drumroll, please: The Good Father After all the hard work my readers put into helping me come up with a title, the publisher finally decided to go with one I suggested. I’m grateful to all of you for your creativity and energy. I like…

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Can You Help Me Come up with a Prize Idea?

First, I may be slightly absent this week, as far as a new blog post goes, though I’ll check your comments at least once a day, I promise. My work-in-progress (formerly known as The Waif–still waiting to hear which title the publishers like) is due a week from today and that means I’ll be tied…

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Still Need a Title!

I’m two weeks from the deadline for the book formerly known as The Waif and still have no title for this poor story! There are a few titles my editor and I are considering (one of them suggested by one of you the last time we brainstormed!), but we still don’t think we’ve found the…

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