I thought you might like to see the sisters. More when I can actually sit up straight. After 6 days of conferencing and three of Walt Disney World, I don’t trust myself to cross the room, much less post about the conference.
In The Midnight Rain now in ebook
Good news! We’ve been working behind the scenes to get old books into ebook format, and the first one, In The Midnight Rain, is ready. Only $3.99! Download for Kindle Download at B&N Download at Smashwords IN THE MIDNIGHT RAIN was my first mainstream novel, a book that was published under my romance pseudonym, Ruth Wind. […]
I visited a pair of book clubs in Woodland Park on Tuesday night, and they gave me a gorgeous lavender plant. I had it in the sink to water and noticed the reflection. It looks as if there is another world inside that reflection, doesn’t it? I have now packed the book off to my […]
Book Club Pic
Almost finished with the new book. In the meantime, I thought you might like this picture. The Book Babes book club read The Lost Recipe for Happiness and sent me some pictures of their feast. Thanks, Diane! (I love the attention to detail, don’t you?) I’d love to post more. Send me yours!
Award news for THE LOST RECIPE FOR HAPPINESS
Sorry to be absent so much lately. I’m working hard on the 2011 book. it’s the most ambitious I’ve undertaken so far, and it’s taking all my writing huevos to get it on the page. I did write a post on setting for Writer Unboxed yesterday, and it has generated some excellent discussion. Please join in. IN OTHER […]
Pancake kisses, bacon hugs
THE SECRET OF EVERYTHING is out today! To celebrate, a love song to breakfast. PANCAKE KISSES, BACON HUGS Why breakfast is the secret of everything I suppose I should confess upfront that I am a morning person. I wake up cheery, chatty and at the very first fingers of sunlight creeping over the horizon. I […]
If you’re shopping for Christmas this weekend, try these books
First, before I forget, if you want a chance to win a collection of gourmet salts, go to barbaraoneal.com and post a favorite food from childhood. Let’s talk about books one more time before Christmas, shall we? What are you reading and recommending to others this year? What are some of your favorite reads of […]
Win a free ARC
THE SECRET OF EVERYTHING will be out in 27 26 days! Reader feedback so far has been extraordinary (check out the comments at GoodReads.com), and I’m very excited for everyone to read Tessa’s story.
To celebrate, I’ll offering a some little contests and giveaways over the next few weeks. This is the first one. I am giving away FOUR free ARCs of THE SECRET OF EVERYTHING. As soon as I draw names, I’ll run to the post office and mail them out, so you will have it by next Friday.
My gluttony of choice…reading, reading, reading
Over the past two weeks, I’ve had a slight hip injury (incurred while hiking the top three miles of Pikes Peak without enough warm clothes), and a cold that knocked me flat for a couple of days. Also a side effect of the big hike, probably, and someone said, “Why do you keep doing these […]
Writing as an act of faith
I noticed yesterday that the new book about Columbine is out. I’m not going to read it. I remember enough about the day and the subsequent stories to last me the rest of my life. Enough to say, “what a wretched day” and go on. But the anniversary will surely mean more coverage, and there […]