Meet Author Sandi Ward – The Astonishing Thing

I’m so happy to share my interview with fellow 17Scribes debut author, Sandi Ward. She’s a generous, kind, and spirited woman. Her new book,The Astonishing Thing, is original and touching and releases on Halloween – preorder today. Where did the idea for your book originate? The Astonishing Thing started out as…

KGB Bar with 17Scribes

This Tuesday, I’ll be at KGB Bar in the East Village with four of my fellow 17Scribes. I’m thrilled to share the stage with Julie Pennell (The Young Wives Club), Renee Rutledge (Hour of Daydreams), Kate Brandes (The Promise of Pierson Orchard) and Sandi Ward (The Astonishing Thing). The literary…

Interview With Haley Harrigan – SECRETS OF SOUTHERN GIRLS

Haley Harrigan‘s debut novel, SECRETS OF SOUTHERN GIRLS releases today, June 6, 2017. Happy Pub Day, Haley! On with the interview … What was your timeline from drafting to publication? Tell us about your publishing journey. It’s complicated! I first started toying with the idea that became SECRETS OF SOUTHERN…

The Muse and the Marketplace

One of my favorite weekends of the year is GrubStreet’s The Muse and the Marketplace. Celebrating 20 years since the founding of GrubStreet, Muse 2017 had an extra layer of special this year but delivered on the perennial aspects that make it a standout conference. Each year, I can count…