Okay, it's more like this cover is worth 84,000 words. My words. I'm beyond thrilled to officially share the cover for The Glass Wives. Can't wait to hold this baby in my hands. Okay, yes, I did print a copy and wrap it around another book, you know, just for kicks, but you know what I mean. Big hugs and thanks to an amazing cover designer and my editor Brenda Copeland, and the team at St. … [Read more...] about A Book Cover Is Worth A Thousand Words…And A Sneak Peek Inside!
THE GLASS WIVES
While THE GLASS WIVES is now listed on Amazon and at Barnes & Noble, it is there without its cover. It's a little frustrating, I know. I assume that one day I'll just pop over there and the cover will be there, the same way I popped over last Monday and the book was listed. Publishing is full of fits and starts, surprises and delays. But frankly, when the waiting results in something so cool … [Read more...] about My (No) Cover Story
My all-time favorite story about being a writer is from the day my first column was published in the Chicago Tribune in December 2007. It was a piece about holiday cookies. No recipes, just a story about the diversity of holiday cookies and how they don't kvetch about being on the same plate. You get the gist. My friend's mom read it, called her and said, "I didn't know Amy was a baker!" My … [Read more...] about How Much Truth Is In (My) Fiction? Or…what do you mean it's not about you?