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A September to Remember!
I have so rarely done gigs since Emily was born six years ago that I can’t even remember the last one. Maybe it’s a good thing I’m doing one this month and one in October: those, I won’t soon forget, anyway.
There are just a few tickets left for the September 29 Authors Breakfast at the Carondelet Library branch, which begins at 9:30 and ends around noon. A continental breakfast will be provided (bagels, pastries, juice, and coffee). Eight local writers—including moi—will be doing a speed-dating type of thing. I hope to see some of you there! To register, click here.
Next month, I’ll be keynoting the Authors Speak Out event at the Schlafly Library branch. For info and links to both, see my Events page.
Walk A Crooked Line has been out for two whole months! If you haven’t read the follow-up to Walk Into Silence, I hope you’ll check it out.
The book trailer for Crooked Line was put together by a wonderful actress named Kincaid Walker (she did the voice-over, too). Take a look:
**WANTED: REVIEWS!!! If you have read Walk A Crooked Line (or any other of my books, for that matter), I would so appreciate a thoughtful review on any/all of these pages:
If you do review, let me know! I will gather names and put them in a hat for a $25 gift card drawing in October. Email email@example.com with a link to your review, and you’re in!
My next project is finishing up a suspense novel I re-discovered in my basement (as yet untitled). I’m also busy at Emily’s school, volunteering wherever I can help (I’m actually chairing a position this year—woot woot!). I am thankful that I can postpone being under deadline for a bit. I’ve been working nonstop for the past 20 years—through my breast cancer diagnosis 12 years ago, through my wedding, through my pregnancy and the first six years of Emily’s life—so I am pooped. I love writing, but I need a little breathing space to write what I want to write, to enjoy my time with Emily and my family, and to sleep at night rather than sitting at the computer! I love what I do, but I also love my husband and my child. So, I am giving myself the best gift of all for my birthday this October: the gift of no deadline!
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Happy September, Happy Almost-Fall, and Happy Reading!