When is a Series Not a Series?

I grew up reading fantasy and science fiction.  Early on, I learned the pain of falling in love with characters, immersing myself in their stories, only to wait for a year or more for new books to come out.  At the same time, I mastered another type of pain — finding a new book that looked Super Amazing Cool, only to discover that its series-cohorts were out of print or otherwise unavailable. I’ve committed Series...

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Guer-il-la, not Gorilla

You know how you learn a new word, and all of a sudden, you start seeing it in dozens of places?  That’s the way it was for me, when I started to research guerilla gardening for WHEN GOOD WISHES GO BAD.  I’d read a few posts on Boing Boing, about people who take back the streets of major cities, but I’d never really explored the concept before.  One of my favorite parts of writing the second...

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Defining the New: Dramaturgy

Wow.  I have a book due out in  three weeks.  The second volume of the As You Wish series, WHEN GOOD WISHES GO BAD, will be in stores on April 1.  You can read the first chapter here. I have a secret. I love this book, mostly because I had so much fun creating the characters.  Becca Morris, the main character, is a dramaturg — the resident "English major" for...

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Romantic Times Review – WHEN GOOD WISHES GO BAD

Does anyone subscribe to Romantic Times?  I understand they’ve given WHEN GOOD WISHES GO BAD four stars, but the review won’t be available online for at least a month.  Anyone want to feed an author’s craziness? Mindy, appreciating a private message, or an email to mindy@mindyklasky.com ETA – thanks for the quick reply   – no one else need bother their eyes and fingers on my account! Share...

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Changing Gears

It’s the first of the month, and I’ve taken care of all sorts of housekeeping matters… I’ve updated the website, opening up the March Contest, and posting the first review for WHEN GOOD WISHES GO BAD.  Okay.  So you want to know what they said?  Here’s the gist of it: "Klasky continues her adorable As You Wish series with this nearly cinematic romantic comedy…. [The...

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