rule of mirrors
It’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
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)
I 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
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Yay! The Rule of Mirrors is out!
My sisters Laura and Nancy and my nephew Tomy accompanied me to the Red Balloon Bookshop in St. Paul today to seek out copies of my new novel and rejoice. I am so happy about this book!
To all of my friends and family who have been so supportive while… Continue reading
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!
I’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
One of my favorite places in The Vault of Dreamers is the clock tower, an old, round, stone building in the middle of the Forge School campus. Stepping inside it with Rosie instantly takes me to another world. Naturally, I couldn’t help returning to the clock tower in The Rule of Mirrors. It can be powerful in a sequel to return to familiar places, especially if they evoke bad memories or bring back warm feelings. For me, the clock tower does both.… Continue reading