A bit of a roundup this Friday...
The wonderful Allison Winn Scotch has a great post up on Ask Allison with a roundup of advice from four brand-new debut authors -- including yours truly. Click to read and find out why I say "Don't give up, and don't go it alone."
If you've read The Kitchen Daughter, you know that family protectiveness is a major issue for Ginny -- being sheltered all her life leaves her underprepared to handle the tragedy that opens the book. I explored this issue for the lovely Lynne Griffin's blog, Family Life Stories -- click here to read.
I'm gearing up for a mini-tour next week, so if you live in the Boston area (especially Concord) or Washington, DC (especially Arlington), I'd love to see you at a reading. Here are the details on where I'll be:
And of course, if you want to keep track of where I'm going next, my News and Events page is the best place to do so.
Coming on Monday: another healthy standby from my newly trimmed-down recipe box.