Monthly Archives: February 2011

So Why Am I Going To All This Trouble?

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The next time I see you all, I’ll be in Bangkok. I have two events scheduled there: an informal talk with a writing group, and a more formal charity presentation/reading/book signing at the private Neilsen Hays Library.  But more on …

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How to Plan a Book Tour

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Be forewarned. For the next month I am all about SE Asia and my tour with A Clash of Innocents. I leave in 5 days! But before I go I thought I’d write about how this all came together.  Lots …

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Going Global with my Ebook

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I’m going global! Just in time for my SE Asia book tour — 8 days and counting — I can now announce that A Clash of Innocents is indeed available as an ebook.  Kindle, iPad, computer, whatever.  If you have …

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Her Life Collected: The Launch

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And what a lovely evening it was here at Lumen, near Russell Square in London: As you can see, it is a very modern church, and that kiln-like structure in the middle is actually a lovely, dark meditation room! The …

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The Importance of Public Libraries

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Let’s hear it for Twickenham! I had a fantastic evening there this week.  I went to give my presentation about A Clash of Innocents to whoever would show up.  I had no expectations at all.  I was thrilled that they …

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Her Life Collected — Now Here!

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It amazes me that this is now the third time in the life of this blog that I can show you a photo like this: Don’t they look beautiful, despite my usual inexpert display?  With so much of my attention …

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Singing Under a Peony Moon

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I’m currently somewhere in the sky between the US and the UK, so this one needs to be brief. I did, though, want to urge everyone to go see a preview of my new poetry collection, “Her Life Collected,” at …

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The Truth About Ebooks: Part II

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I’m on the road this week, braving the great American ice storm to visit my parents in New York and then my son up in Boston. I tell you, it makes me long for the relative moderation of a London …

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