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  • 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
  • Watch our film Magnificent Beast
    Many of you know about this fun and crazy project I’ve been working on for the past few years, a feature documentary film called Magnificent Beast I invite you to our first virtual screening event! For ten days you’ll have exclusive access to the very first showing of our film. Read Full Article
    Source: Tess GerritsenPublished on 2021-02-04
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Happy Sunday, friends! So how did you do on last week’s homework? Any dreams found or realized? I hope so! I took my own advice and did some thinking about the changes I’ve made recently to my routine. One of the biggest is adding in more water. I drink a Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-01-31
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Happy Sunday, friends! Buckle up, I’m getting deep today.“How often do you say no to the things that would interfere with your goals?”After this fascinating prompt popped up in my journaling app, I’ve been thinking a lot this week about life dreams. How to create them, how to make them Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-01-24
  • For Martin Luther King Jr. Day: SELMA story analysis
    It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Why not celebrate this American hero and work on your storytelling craft—by watching Selma?   I’ve been doing a breakdown of the movie for my online Screenwriting Tricks for Authorsworkshop. The film has a wildly ambitious goal: to depict the monolith of U.S. racism; Read Full Article
    Source: Alexandra SokoloffPublished on 2021-01-18
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Happy Sunday, friends! I hope you had a good week. It’s a nice, quiet day at Chez Ellison. Jordan is having a snack on my desk, Jameson is sound asleep in my reading chair. The sun streams boldly in my window—the new house is filled with sunlight, so much more Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-01-17
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Happy Sunday, friends! Welcome to 2021. We certainly got off to a rocky start. I’ve gotten very little work done since Wednesday. Like many of you, I watched the events unfolding this week with absolute horror. I think when you’ve worked in DC and walked the hallowed halls of the Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-01-10