blog tour

Tour Stops in Twilight, Nook, and Neverland

OnceUponThe Rule of Mirrors Blog Tour has made it to Once Upon A Twilight with a playlist for The Rule of Mirrors, complete with songs I listened to while I was writing and others that go with the theme, characters, and moods of the novel.  Leydy did a fabulous job finding links to play each song, so listening to the sequence is an experience in itself.  I especially like the Joplin, which never sounds as good when I try to play it myself.

ReadingNookJess at The Reading… Continue reading

Cliffhangers: Risky and Fun

BookBriefsThe Rule of Mirrors Blog Tour is zipping along. Michelle invited me to talk a bit about cliffhangers over at Book Briefs, so I had a chance to think about why I like them: they’re risky and fun. I definitely took chances with the end of The Vault of Dreamers, and it set me up for some huge challenges in the sequel. I’m glad now that I did.

FiktshunRachel at Fiktshun has followed the Vault of Dreamers series from beginning, and she has a new review up of… Continue reading

Where to Start a Series?

RoMBlogTourIt’s great when a reader asks me where to begin reading a series because it implies an openness to jumping into a world midstream, so to speak. In the case of the Vault of Dreamers series, I suspect readers would get more of a kick out of it if they start with the first book, so that’s what I recommend, but if someone first encounters Book 2 (The Rule of Mirrors), he or she could certainly enter the story with the characters at that point and understand what’s… Continue reading

Dream Things True

RoMBlogTourIn the spirit of dreams, here’s one of my favorite passages from Bill Shakespeare:

Romeo: I dreamt a dream tonight.

Mercutio: And so did I.

Romeo: Well, what was yours?

Mercutio: That dreamers often lie.

Romeo: In bed asleep, while they do dream things true.

(Romeo and Juliet, 1, 4, 50-52)

ADreamWithinI like the double-meaning of “lie” (recline/fib),  and Romeo’s assertion that we can dream the truth. Fittingly, the Rule of Mirrors Blog Tour stops today at A Dream Within A Dream for an interview and a… Continue reading

The Rule of Mirrors Blog Tour Begins

RoMBlogTourThe first stop on the Rule of Mirrors Blog Tour includes a review and an interview with my friend Kate over at Ex Libris.

ExLibrisAmong other things, she gave me a chance to talk a bit about the dual nature of Rosie and how I approached writing a double character.  

fictionFareThe blog tour continues today with a thoughtful review by Erin at Fiction Fare and a chance to enter a giveaway for a paperback of The Vault of Dreamers, the first novel in the series. 

Thanks,… Continue reading

Rule of Mirrors Blog Tour

Can it possibly be that I have a novel coming out tomorrow? For so long, I felt like the release day for The Rule of Mirrors would never come, and now it is actually happening tomorrow. Tomorrow!  

RoMCover forSlideshow2I’m delighted to announce that 12 stellar bloggers are helping me celebrate with a blog tour of interviews, reviews, and special posts. I am so thankful for their creativity and support. Do stop by to catch the latest on Rosie and her friends in the harrowing sequel to The Vault of Dreamers!… Continue reading