Two Times the Fun!

Two Times the Fun!

I’ve been sitting on this news for way too long!  But today, I finally get to share a new project:  Magic Times Two! Yep!  That’s two books in one! More to the point, Magic Times Two is two full-length novels for the price of one! Want more information? * * * Magic Times Two: Two Books for the Price of One! A Unique Duo of Humorous paranormal romances by USA Today bestselling author Mindy Klasky and award-winning author Deborah...

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Looking Back, Looking Ahead

I was going to write a long post about all the things that happened this year, but I was having trouble finding a way to make it as interesting and touching as it *felt* to me, inside my head.  So here, in bullet form, are the high points of my 2013 writing life (in no particular order): After a gap of several years, I published a new Jane Madison novel, Single Witch’s Survival Guide [Buy now!]  I continue to love, love, love Jane and...

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Language Comma Aggressive Use Thereof

Last night, we went to see Studio Theatre’s production of The Mother with the Hat.  Except that’s not really the play’s title.  I try to keep this a family blog, though, so we’ll leave it at that. I’d seen the play before — in New York, with Chris Rock playing one of the leads.  I came away from that production feeling distinctly conflicted — Rock did a fine job moving about the stage, interpreting his...

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Super Secret Projects and Scarcity

Yesterday, I barely dipped my toe into the online world.  See, I was about 150 pages away from finishing my edits on my Super Secret Project, CROSSROADS.  (No, I can’t tell you about it.  That’s why it’s a Super Secret.  I *can* say that it’s a full novel, written on spec, for a teen audience.  It’s in a genre new to me, but one that I’ve read widely.  I really, really, really like the characters and the...

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The. End.

Those were the words that I typed last Friday, just as my official workday was scheduled to come to a close. The.  End. It’s always a pleasure to reach the end of a draft, to have that feeling that all of the story threads have been woven together, that the characters have completed their arcs, that the plot ends have been tucked in, nice and tight. Sometimes, it’s more of a pleasure than others. The draft I finished was for a novel...

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