Here is the story of a novel. It was written in the wee hours before dawn before the writer’s family awakened and needed to be herded off to school. Before the work of the day began, before the brain was sullied by the noise of news and commerce and obligations. And when it was finished, […]
This is what can be fun about the shift in the way books come to market. A Bed of Spices was my first historical. It’s a dark, wildly romantic Romeo and Juliet tale, and I loved it madly. It was, however, set in an unusual location, and it did not sell all that well. Over […]
We’re doing some spring cleaning around here and while transfering files from a box (really) to an actual file cabinet, I found this query. It ended up leading to my first sale. The phone number was my mother’s, by the way. I was too poor to have a phone of my own.
The Smart Bitches outdid themselves with this post rebutting an LA Times column about the uptick in romance novel sales. by SB Sarah • Friday, April 10, 2009 at 07:25 AM We’d had a few romance-positive articles in the news the last few weeks, including a New York Times article quoting Jane from Dear Author, […]
“As dark and deep and sweet as chocolate…I wanted to live in this book.” Sarah Addison Allen The Lost Recipe for Happiness Barbara O’Neal “A delectable banquet for the reader, celebrating the things that matter most–family, friendship, food and the healing power of love.” Susan Wiggs December 30, 2008 PREORDER: Amazon.com Barnes and Noble Borders […]