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Do You Know What This Means: Die Erinnerungsbox

If you know what Die Erinnerungsbox means, then I’ve got some exciting news! If you don’t, I still have exciting news! The German translation rights for The Memory Box have just been bought! Isn’t that fabelhaft! It will be published by Edition M and released in Fall 2018. I’m so aufgeregt! I know some of […]

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THE MEMORY BOX Gets Translated!

It’s officially official! I am so thrilled to announce the first translation of THE MEMORY BOX will be Turkish! The foreign rights have been sold to the wonderful people at Pegusus, one of Turkey’s preeminent publishing companies located in Istanbul and home to many notable authors such as Jojo Moyes, Suzanne Collins, E L James, Stieg […]

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.99 E-Book to Celebrate Third Anniversary of THE MEMORY BOX

    I know! I can’t believe it either. It’s been three years since THE MEMORY BOX was released into the world. So much has happened since I self-published my debut novel. THE MEMORY BOX hit the New York Times and USA Today Bestseller lists last summer, the audiobook rights were sold at auction to […]

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Indie Bookstores Are Like Cheers Minus the Beer

Small Business Saturday, the day after Black Friday, and two days before Cyber Monday, is a relatively new national campaign to drive business to stores once known as Mom & Pop Shops. While we think of Black Friday as the day to shop department store deals and Cyber Monday as a day to shop online […]

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VICE Magazine: Don’t Google Yourself

    If you’re an author and you’re in the belly of writing a story, you’re obsessed with your characters. Truly. You think about them all the time. Everywhere you go, they’re with you. Like a pack of invisible friends. It’s a little strange and slightly creepy. That’s exactly where I was a couple of […]

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How Well Do You Know Your Spouse?

photo by Tina Franklin Do you ever wonder this? Have you ever asked yourself in the middle of the night, as you turn to look at your husband or wife in bed next to you, “Do I know everything I should about this person?”? This is exactly what makes the “marriage thriller” (GONE GIRL, THE […]

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What Do Turkey, Canada, and Libraries Have in Common?

photo by Roberto Saltori Lots of great news to report on THE MEMORY BOX this month. That’s what you gotta love about books, right? If THE MEMORY BOX were a pair of jeans, it would have been old after six months. If it were a song, one month. A tuna sandwich, 2 days. But a […]

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A Writer’s Work is Never Done

photo by Lionel Martinez This post was originally published on Women Writers, Women’s Books. The other day my daughter walked into our family room and asked me for a ride somewhere. I didn’t turn my head; The other day my daughter walked into our family room and asked me for a ride somewhere. I didn’t […]

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