July 2007

Making a good book great

Reminder–registration is about to close for both the online workshop, Making a Good Book Great, and the live one on Whidbey Island, Washington. Hope to see you there!

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When life gives you lemons…

…Make LEMONADE CAKE.* I put two recipes on my web site this summer, along with the promo for my August book, Dockside: The small Catskills town of Avalon, New York, on

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Free books for the beach

Today’s the day! The wonderful folks at Bookreporter.com are giving away another crop of brand new, hot-off-the-presses books, and Dockside is one of them. You can’t beat that! Some of

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"Uncomplicated" is good, right?

Publishers Weekly weighs in on Dockside: “Wiggs returns to the town of Avalon, N.Y., and the shores of picturesque Willow Lake with the fourth* installment of her popular Lakeshore Chronicles

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Anatomy of a bad date

Real quick–there’s an excerpt of Dockside online here. Let’s just say we all have a Shane Gilmore somewhere in the past. Here’s hoping he stays there. Enjoy!

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My kind of people

Book people. You know the type. They read. They remember, they have their favorites, they have a gift for matching up books and readers. They can tell you where they

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I love this business.

That’s entertainment–Levy Home Entertainment: I attended the Levy National Meeting last month. Outside of publishing, people might not be familiar with this firm, but it is one of the biggest

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Consolation prize

Tonight the RITA Awards were given out in Dallas. Summer at Willow Lake was a finalist. It would have been my fourth RITA and I cannot tell a lie, I

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Worth getting up early for

Would you please see if you get “Sunrise Earth” on your telly? …And then set your DVR to capture it every day, preferably in High Definition? It’s the sort of

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"She was my first read…"

Ask almost any avid romance reader which book got her hooked on the genre, and she’ll likely name a title by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss. For me, it was Shanna, which held

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A dangerous business

It’s a dangerous business going out your front door. –JRR Tolkien You never know what you’re going to wake up to around here: It’s a submarine in tow, so close

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