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  • Notes and links for #RWA18
    Thank you all for a fantastic mile-high workshop yesterday! As promised, here are some links to buy Stealing Hollywood at the convention discount, to get the full story breakdown of The Hunger Games and to get other free story breakdowns as I do them.Buy Stealing Hollywood print workbook:      Read Full Article
    Source: Alexandra SokoloffPublished on 2018-07-19
  • A DEEPER DARKNESS has a new look!
    A DEEPER DARKNESS has a new ebook cover, and I absolutely LOVE it. I think this is the first time the cover really evokes the story perfectly. Since many of you are new to me, and don't know the... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-07-18
  • Dark and Twisted Reads
    A new book compilation hit the streets today! DARK AND TWISTED READS is three novels in a single book, featuring ALL THE PRETTY GIRLS, by yours truly, A PERFECT EVIL by Alex Kava, and BONE COLD... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-07-17
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Welcome to another hot summer Sunday, friends! I come to you from the air-conditioned cool of my office, where I am suffering from that most ridiculous of problems, a desk chair that continues to... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-07-15
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Hi there, chickens! How was your 4th of July? Or your Canada Day? Ours was wonderful, though ridiculously hot. I felt like I was standing inside a wet washcloth the whole night. But the fireworks... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-07-08
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Hi there, chickens! It's hard to believe July is here. Where is this summer going? (She says, with a mild panic in her tone...) I had a wonderful retreat last week, but it's always good to be home,... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-07-01
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Hello, chickens! I snuck away to Colorado this week to visit my parents and get a bunch of words done. There is nothing better than writing in the mountains. I am always über productive while I'm... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-06-24
  • The Hunger Games: Sequence Two Breakdown (Gathering the Team, Mentor, Into the Special World)
    by Alexandra Sokoloff I'm finding my breakdown of The Hunger Games scarily relevant in this week of forcibly taking children from their parents and incarcerating them to use as pawns in a chess match of authoritarian control. And other dire consequences of giving power to insane game show hosts.If you Read Full Article
    Source: Alexandra SokoloffPublished on 2018-06-22
  • Friday Reads
    June is flying by and I hope it's included plenty of good books, whether in the comfort of your home, at the pool, or on a memorable vacation.  What are you reading this weekend? Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-06-22
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Hello, chickens! What a week we've had. Assistant Leigh and I have been cooking up lots of social media goodness, I made some decent strides on the Brit in the FBI book, and the secret project I've... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-06-17
  • Sexual harassment at book festivals and conferences
    by Alexandra Sokoloff Conference season is almost upon us, with Harrogate, Thrillerfest and Romance Writers of America National Conference next month, Bute Noir in August, Bloody Scotland and Bouchercon in September (please add other conferences!). You may be aware that there is a fierce debate going on in author circles Read Full Article
    Source: Alexandra SokoloffPublished on 2018-06-15
  • Friday Reads
    Happy Friday, y'all! It's time once again to chat about what we're reading.  What are you reading this weekend? Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-06-15
  • How an Author Chooses What to Write Next
    I’ve been in a strange sort of limbo for the past few years. My last 4 solo books were planned and written a couple of years prior to release. NO ONE KNOWS was five years in the making, LIE TO ME was... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-06-12
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Hello, chickens! Where does this Sunday find you? I am cuddled on my couch, exhausted, and a wee bit sick with a lovely, I've overdone it summer cold. I had a busy, busy week, with a surprise last... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-06-10
  • Friday Reads
    It's Friday and that means it's time to discuss books! What are you reading this weekend? Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-06-08