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What Kind of Books Are Our Authors?

What Kind of Books Are Our Authors?

In the September 17, 2009 post, What Kind of Book Are You?, this Fairy Godmother indulged in and shared a Blogthings Quiz. Yet what you didn’t know then was that our authors had taken the same quiz and, since this is a happy holiday week, what better time to share what kind of books our authors are! Remember the results of What Kind of Book Are You? best describes the person and may not be what our authors favor in…

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Two Young Adult and Chick Lit Interviews

Two Young Adult and Chick Lit Interviews

Although this Fairy Godmother doesn’t do the standard interview, thank goodness for those who do and for our interviewed authors whose responses take us beyond their pages. Between last week and today two YA authors and a Chick Lit/Women’s Fiction writer have been interviewed in the most thoughtful and charming fashion. Read and discover: Katie Alender (Bad Girls Don’t Die) talks about turning her debut novel into a series, featuring two more books, in Old People Writing for Teen’s post,…

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What Kind of Book Are You?

What Kind of Book Are You?

Among the most popular posts appearing on my Seize a Daisy blog had to be those containing a Blogthings Quiz. These were quick, fun and revealing with the results willingly shared and compared but this Fairy Godmother never expected to discover one that was appropriate for The Divining Wand…until recently. For what could be more worthy of this site than “What Kind of Book Are You?” My results are both ironic (for some who claim not to know me) as…

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Authors Beyond Their Pages and in the Media

Authors Beyond Their Pages and in the Media

Our authors are definitely out and about, garnering attention in print, audio and film. Just in case you’ve haven’t heard, here’s some of their latest news. Judy Merrill Larsen (All the Numbers) shared her baking talent in the August 5, 2009 St. Louis Post Dispatch article, Novelist is creative in the kitchen, too. Taking to the airwaves, Carleen Brice (Orange Mint & Honey and Children of the Waters) recorded Carleen Brice Podcasts Children of the Waters from the legendary Tattered…

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Beyond Audrey Niffenegger’s Pages

Beyond Audrey Niffenegger’s Pages

For those who read Suzanne Anderson’s A View From Table One, The Divining Wand — A New Spell Is Cast, you may be thinking, “Ah, Larramie was granted her own wish.” Because in that interview I was asked: “Are there any favorite/dream authors you’d like to feature or review at DW?” And I replied: “My second all-time favorite novel is The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger, in fact I read the book at its release and reread it again…

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News, Reviews and An Interview

News, Reviews and An Interview

There’s a bit of everything to report for the end of this week, beginning with Holly Kennedy (The Silver Compass, The Penny Tree and The Tin Box), offering some writing inspiration (or maybe just a break away from it all) to fellow authors. Where? Hawaii! For details, please visit Holly’s blog and read Hawaii bound for writing inspiration. Now those are authors who will be going far beyond their pages! Mia King has received this first “official review for Table…

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In Their Own Words

In Their Own Words

Eve Brown-Waite, debut author of First Comes Love, Then Comes Malaria: How A Peace Corps Poster Boy Won My Heart and A Third World Adventure Changed My Life was recently interviewed at The Diva Toolbox. And you can listen to the interview here. You can also find her helpful, tongue-in-cheek article, Travel Tips for Women, which advises what every woman should pack when traveling to the Third World! Now although Jenny Gardiner (author of Sleeping with Ward Cleaver spent yesterday…

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