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Archive for January, 2010

Dark Moon of Avalon trailer

Friday, January 29th, 2010

I’m over at Writer Unboxed today blogging about finding your characters’ voices. Also, if you go over to youtube you can see the new book trailer for Dark Moon of Avalon, book 2 of Trystan and Isolde’s story. I should have mentioned it before that it’s my lovely–and talented!–mother who makes these trailers for me. […]

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The leaning tower of research

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

I get asked quite often about the amount of research I do for my books. The short answer is “a lot.” But that’s also pretty boring, so just for fun I thought I’d post a more graphic illustration. Unfortunately since I finished book 3 of Trystan and Isolde before we moved, most of my research […]

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Dark Moon of Avalon cover copy

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

My editor and I have been going back and forth this week working on the back cover copy for Dark Moon of Avalon. This is such a hard part of the process, I think. How to sum up a whole book in just a paragraph or two? But between my editor, me, my father (thanks, […]

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Coffee Break

Monday, January 18th, 2010

I just learned about this wonderful site on the Historical Fiction Online forum where I’m a member. If you haven’t seen it yet, you have to check it out–amazing British actors reading some of the best love scenes in all literature. Does it get better than that? Because I believe in brainwashing my children early, […]

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Friday, January 8th, 2010

Everyone else out there may well have heard about this book already–but I just had to post here and say: If you haven’t read The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society yet, you must–it’s such an absolutely wonderful read. Here’s the cover copy: “ I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there […]

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