DAY 26/TWITTER BOOK TALK

I love Twitter.  I think as a journalist I love the challenge of writing a smart thought in 140 keystrokes.  But today I found another reason to love the world of Tweeting and Tweeple.  How’s this: #FountainReads Twitter Book Club.

That’s right, you heard me, a book club . . . on Twitter.   And on Monday night, February 1, one of my favorite indie stores, Fountain Bookstore in Richmond, VA, will celebrate the paperback release of A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick, with a Twitter chat.  Store owner Kelly Justice (@rvabookchik) and one of my fav book bloggers Rebecca (@The Book Lady’s Blog) will lead the discussion.

Think about it.  Book lovers from right here in Tennessee to the California coast and beyond can gather together and talk about a favorite book.  OK, that’s just way cool.

For more details, on how to join Monday’s conversation, check out The Book Lady’s Blog.

Posted January 26, 2010 at 7:32 pm · comment · Leave a Comment

DAY 20/PEEK INSIDE

Picture 4Until Dairy Queen was published, I honestly never thought much about the interior design of a book.  But it’s as much an art as writing one.  And I wanted to give you a sneak peek inside THE IMPROPER LIFE OF BEZELLIA GROVE.

Theses pages are the creation of Random House designer Lynne Amft.

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Posted January 20, 2010 at 4:25 pm · 4 comments · Leave a Comment

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