Book People in Tolland

Sarah Gorman, Caragh O’Brien, and Lucas Knight Vezina at the Tolland Public Library, September 23, 2017

I had a happy visit to the Tolland Public Library where I was invited to speak as part of the Eaton-Dimock-King Authors Series on Saturday, September 23rd. Reconnecting with readers I’ve known for several years was delightful, and I relished the chance to meet new ones.

I especially enjoyed talking with relatives of students I had when I taught in Tolland and current students from the high school now. It’s exciting to know many… Continue reading

Let’s Talk About Writing

A writing guideline: try not to get distracted.

A handy writing guideline: try not to get distracted by animals on your keboard.

I’m visiting the East Granby Public Library at 24 Center Street in East Granby, CT, this Thursday at 7 p.m. for a talk about writing and the process of creating a novel, with examples from how I wrote the Birthmarked trilogy and my latest YA series, The Vault of Dreamers. Where do ideas come from? How does one get published? Should you quit your day job? What are young adult novels and who reads… Continue reading