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Book Tour Ahead

When I told one of my friends Macmillan was sending me out on a book tour this fall, he said, “Of course.  Isn’t that what publishers do for all their writers?”

As readers, we know from activity at our local bookstores that writers are regularly coming through, giving readings and signing books. Because these events are so visible, it seems like publishers are always sending out writers on tour.

But actually, from a writer’s perspective, it’s rare to be sent on a real, publisher-run book tour, and I was… Continue reading

Tour Stops: Oblong Books and Books of Wonder

Jenn Bosworth, Emmy Laybourne, Caragh O'Brien, Jennifer Laughran, Suzanna Hermans, Anna Banks, and Leigh Bardugo at Oblong Books, June 17, 2012

I joined the end of the Fierce Reads Tour with Leigh Bardugo, Anna Banks, Jenn Bosworth and Emmy Laybourne last week.  Many thanks to Jennifer Laughran and Suzanna Hermans of Oblong Books and Music in Rhinebeck, NY for having us by.  Your readers were absolutely wonderful with their questions and it was great to see so many writers in the gathering.

The next… Continue reading