Category Archives: Mission Possible

Fall in Virginia: Books, conferences and friends

Hi, all. It’s been a busy two weeks so I wanted to send out some recaps from recent events. I keep explaining to people that I have to do recaps because my flip phone doesn’t allow me to live-tweet — or to tweet at … Continue reading

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Writing Resolutions

I always make loads of New Year’s resolutions – multi-page lists, covering everything from the external (I will not leave my pajamas on the bathroom floor after I take a shower) to the internal (I will yell less; I will learn to … Continue reading

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Yes, it’s that time again, when the Shameless Self Promotion Department reminds me that while I love writing books, I actually have to sell them if I want to be able to publish more books. And so: Did you know that One More Page, … Continue reading

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Pinkies Up!

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                Look who’s been dressing up for tea this week! Authors, editors, librarians, the team at Katherine Tegen Books, the folks from my indy bookstore and the Washington Nationals! (And Sock Monkey. You should always give … Continue reading

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Nanny X Behind the Scenes

So my mother-in-law just won the Mother-in-Law of the Year award, at least in my book, for patiently submitting to the direction of a very particular director (Kid No. 1), not to mention wearing a leather jacket in July. The … Continue reading

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