New Books!

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Good morning! I wanted to start out by mentioning that Leanda de Lisle’s excellent nonfiction book, Tudor: Passion. Manipulation. Murder. The Story of England’s Most Notorious Royal Family is now on sale, both here in the United States and in the UK …

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Goodreads Giveaway, Pinterest, and the Woodvilles

I know I haven’t replied to the recent comments on my blog, and I apologize! I read everyone’s comments and appreciate them immensely, but I’ve been busy these past few weeks with deadlines of various sorts. I’ll try to be …

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Mailing List!

I’ve been fiddling with my website, and one of the changes I made was to add a mailing list where readers (or anyone else) can be notified about my upcoming releases, giveaways, interviews, book signings, etc. If you’d like to …

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A New Blog Announcement, and Some Therapeutic Ranting

At the suggestion of Deborah Homsher, autor of The Rising Shore–Roanoke, a few of us historical novelists who are self-published have banded together to bring you a new blog, Yesterday Revisited. Check it out! Deborah’s already been posting, and the …

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My Thinking Blogger Awards

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I’m in a quandary, because Alianore and Tanzanite have kindly nominated me for a Thinking Blogger Award (which started here), and I’m having a very difficult time narrowing my own awards to five choices. I’ll first have to return the …

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Five Funny Things About Me

Since this meme has been making the rounds, I thought I’d give it a whirl: 1. When I was around 14 or 15, I decided that my white-bread non-ethnicity was boring. Therefore, I determined, I would convert to Judaism. I …

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Living in a Barbie World

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Today I got a card from eBay thanking me for seven years of doing business with it, which reminded me of my first eBay purchase: Francie, Barbie’s Mod cousin, issued in the mid-1960’s. This happened around my 40th birthday, an …

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Whole Lot of Tweaking Going On

I’ve been fooling around with my website, trying to give it a more “historical fiction” feel than it had before and to make it easier on the eyes. Please take a look–I’d love to hear what you think! Blog this! …

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A Little Night Rambling

I finally overcame my Inner Cheapskate and signed up for a paid account on Library Thing, which allowed me to list all of my books instead of being limited to 200. (Interested in looking at my shelves? I’m boswellbaxter there.) …

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Hanky-Panky in the Stacks

Now that our flooring’s down and the sofa is no longer sitting on its side in the kitchen (don’t ask), the bookshelf is full again—but over the two nights that it was empty, I observed a strange and disturbing phenomenon.My …

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