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  • How I write my novels
    A brand-new Apple podcast about how I write my novels:   https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-81-how-tess-gerritsen-writes/id1484859401?i=1000525845344     The post How I write my novels appeared first on Tess Gerritsen. Read Full Article
    Source: Tess GerritsenPublished on 2021-06-17
  • Meet Jayne Thorne, CIA Librarian!
    Oh, how I love a good origin story. This is Jayne’s.“Magic has long been contained in a tiny river of stars, accessible to only a very few talented magicians. But Jayne Thorne has come into her powers, and the world is about to change.”I have a surprise for you! I’ve Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-06-15
  • You're invited…
    Guess who's getting married today? Will Claire and Jack make it down the aisle...or not? Read HER DARK LIES to find out what will happen at the wedding of the year.Get your copy!HardcoverAMAZON BARNES & NOBLE PARNASSUS BOOKS TARGET BOOKS-A-MILLION BOOKSHOP INDIGOTrade PaperbackAMAZON BARNES & NOBLE PARNASSUS BOOKS TARGET BOOKS-A-MILLION Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-06-12
  • Tackling Sensitive Topics in a Novel
    My fellow author Gary Braver and I discuss the risks and challenges of writing about a controversial topic. Something we did in our new novel, CHOOSE ME.   “It’s a bad place to start, being afraid of what you write, or being afraid that what you write is going to Read Full Article
    Source: Tess GerritsenPublished on 2021-06-01
  • It's June! Is your book written yet?
    Happy first official day of summer! (I say this so often, but I'm saying it again. How did it get to be June?)June 1, 2021—and I just finished another, nearly final! draft of Book 1 of my new Golden Gate series.  Always a bit of a miracle, finishing a book. And Read Full Article
    Source: Alexandra SokoloffPublished on 2021-06-01
  • Turn your screenplay into a novel
    Ten easy steps for screenwriters to turn that unproduced script into a novel   This topic has come up in several places lately so I thought I’d re-post this article I wrote, previously published in Written By, the journal of the WGAW, as How To Become A Novelist In Your Spare Time.)1. I Read Full Article
    Source: Alexandra SokoloffPublished on 2021-04-24
  • Taylor Jackson Books 5, 6, and 7 are back in print!
    Surprise! I have very exciting news: THE IMMORTALS, SO CLOSE THE HAND OF DEATH, and WHERE ALL THE DEAD LIE, books 5-7 in my Lt. Taylor Jackson series, are now available in print again. All three titles are available in both trade paperback and hardcover. (I know how frustrating it Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-03-30
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Sunday blessings, friends. What a lovely week it’s been. Bookstores with besties, podcasts galore, library talks, essays and interviews, flowers and champagne -- it’s been quite a launch getting HER DARK LIES out into the world. I’m incredibly grateful to all of you for making this release so very special.We’ve Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-03-14
  • The wedding of the year is underway… HER DARK LIES is here!
    Happy release day to my new book baby! HER DARK LIES is available everywhere today, and I hope you LOVE it! I couldn’t be more excited to share Claire and Jack with you.Today I thought I’d share a little about the setting — the magnificent Isle Isola, home to Villa Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-03-09
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Blessed Sunday, friends. Release week is upon us. It’s really strange because it feels like only yesterday I was sitting at the dining room table with a borrowed iMac trying to piece together the story. It doesn’t seem possible that the book is done, much less in your hands. I’m Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-03-07
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Blessed Sunday, friends. As I write this, I’ve just returned from dropping my parents at the airport. We had a lovely—albeit short—visit, and I am again reminded how very grateful I am that we have a vaccine that’s being distributed. I miss being able to hop on a plane and Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-02-28
  • February Full Moon and Huntress Moon series sale, 99c!
     The last few nights I’ve been restless sleeping because of the incredibly bright waxing moon, full tonight.   The February full moon is called variously, by various Native tribes: Snow Moon, Wolf Moon, and Bitter Moon.   I took BITTER MOON as the name for the fourth book in Read Full Article
    Source: Alexandra SokoloffPublished on 2021-02-26
  • Sunday Smatterings
    I hope this finds you safe and warm, your power working, and your troubles behind you. Lent has started and with it my intention to be more mindful with my schedule. It’s only been a few days but I’m feeling very good about things.Lots of fun links today, and some Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-02-21
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Happy Valentine’s Day, friends! I don’t usually name these Smatterings essays, but this one I am calling Scatterbrained.Y’all. It has been a frustrating week. I’d feel sorry for myself if it was just me, but wow, I am hearing from all corners of my world that EVERYONE has been struggling. Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-02-14
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Happy Sunday, friends! When the world gets too big, I try to take solace and comfort from the little things. Like how much I am loving my new washer and dryer. Or the camellias we just bought to be a privacy screen and windbreak into our back yard. Or taking Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-02-07