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Archive for May 2011

Ahh. . . Topsail Island

At my home away from home. Working, of course, but what a place to work! The beach is now wide and beautiful. (Here’s my blog post made during the renourishment). The change is amazing! I’ll be at Quarter Moon Books Friday from 2-4. Stop by!

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Home for Thirty Hours Before Taking off Again

Home from New Jersey and New York! Well, for about thirty hours, anyway, before we take off for the beach. I thought I’d share some pictures from the week with you. I started out at a speaking engagement in Lakewood, New Jersey. The audience was so fabulous and responsive and I had a great time.…

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Breaking the First Leg of my Journey

John and I headed for the airport this morning only to discover our flight had been cancelled. We’re supposed to be in New Jersey right now, where I’m to speak at a private event tomorrow and visit family. Then we’ll travel on to New York for the Book Expo. We couldn’t get on another flight today,…

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My Online Booksigning is Leading to Writer's Cramp…

…but it’s worth it. I’m watching Hard Day’s Night, nibbling chocolate chip cookies, and signing bookplates for all the people who participated in the online signing for The Midwife’s Confession. I’ll have another online signing in June for the folks in the United Kingdom and possibly in Australia, too. By then, I hope I’ve recovered!

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Happy Birthday, Sam!

A couple of weeks ago, I received an email from Oliver in England. He wanted to surprise his girlfriend, Sam, with a signed book from me and asked if he could buy one from me. I can’t sell my own books (nor do I have many author’s copies), but I was so touched by his…

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Have you Ever Given an Interview in a Bathtub?

(The online booksigning continues until May 7th. Request your bookplate if you haven’t already!) I’m on the Surf City, NC pier. It’s sunny and the water is a stunning blue. From this picture, you’d never know that the end of the pier is crammed with fishermen (and fisherwomen and fisherkids)–that’s how long this pier is.…

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