May 27, 2008

Actually, California here I am, as I landed just hours ago. Now I am sitting at my friend Ann Manheimer’s dining room table, writing this and gazing at an incredible view of the San Francisco bay. (Thanks, Ann, for the cool digs!) Tomorrow I visit The Girls’ Middle School in Mountain View. The library is…

May 22, 2008

Yes, the life of an author is incredibly glam. This video is dead-on. http://feeds.feedburner.com/BrainBurps

May 15, 2008

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind for me, as you can tell from the lack of posts. We had a death in the family just prior to a wedding in the family (which was this weekend), and some stupid and sudden health stuff for me I had to deal with (can you believe…

May 4, 2008

I find this fascinating – though it could be just me, since it is my book. But if you’re at all curious about the process of the designing of a book cover, check out the blog of my art director on The Curse of Addy McMahon. http://feeds.feedburner.com/BrainBurps

May 3, 2008

The party was fantastic! There were tons of people there and they all bought stacks and stacks of books. The staff at Bank Street was fabulous, helping me set up the Plates of Appeasements I brought. Just like in the book, they were filled with all the major food groups: Oreos, gummy worms, and cookie…

May 1, 2008

My launch party is tonight and I’m so excited! We have all kinds of fun things planned – this isn’t your grandmother’s book party! LOL My aspiring filmmaker son is going to make a little movie of it for me, so if you can’t be there, you can be there virtually in a week or…