Join me at the OneFours!

Hello, folks–today I’m being interviewed over at OneFour KidLit, the blog for young adult and middle grade writers debuting in 2014. Come say hi!

Back on the radar!

I have a new blog post up at EMU’s Debuts today: EMU’s Best Under-the-Radar Kids’ Books of 2012! If you’re looking for a couple of book recommendations–or have some of your own to share–we’d love to have you stop by. As you may have noticed, this blog has been under the radar a bit lately, too…. Read more »

Last stop on the MSFV Success Story Blog Tour: Meet David Kazzie and win his e-book!

Well, what was hopefully only the first Annual Authoress’s Success Story blog tour is winding down with today’s post, the last in the series. But last is certainly not least, and I am thrilled to be interviewing author David Kazzie! David is also generously offering commenters a chance to win a copy of his Kindle… Read more »

Interview at The Bookshelf Muse!

Greetings, blog readers! Today I’m being interviewed over at The Bookshelf Muse by fellow author Angela Ackerman as part of the ongoing Miss Snark’s First Victim Success Stories blog tour. We talk a bit about writing, a bit about travel, and a bit about food. Come on by! And don’t forget to check back here tomorrow for… Read more »

Monkeying around

Hi, folks! Today I’ve got a new post up at EMU’s Debuts,“A Fly on the Monkey Bars,” that’s basically about spying on kids while they read your book. It also features some handy-dandy, one-of-a-kind, Gladys-inspired computer art by yours truly. Come check it out! Also, have you been following the MSFV Success Story Blog Hop? We have… Read more »

Required Reading: Interview with New Hampshire Novelist Ernest Hebert (and a giveaway of Never Back Down!)

Today, I’m thrilled and honored to welcome Ernest Hebert to the blog! Not only is he the author of several wonderful New-England-set novels–The Old American and The Dogs of March are two of my favorites–but he’s a professor of English & Creative Writing at Dartmouth College. (Yup, that’s where I went to school. Yup, he… Never Back Down!)”>Read more »

Interview-mania!

Hello, folks! Just a quick post to say that you can find me over at Mindy McGinnis’s blog today, sharing a bit about the experience of going “on submission” to editors and coming out the other end with a book deal for Gladys Gatsby. Here’s the link: Debut Submission Experience with World Traveler Tara Dairman… Read more »

May Days

It’s been a busy few weeks. Let’s play catch-up! I now have an author page on Facebook. Unlike on this blog, I actually post there in a timely manner about writerly things that are going on in my life (like interviews or Gladys book news), so if you’d rather find out about that stuff as… Read more »

Gettin’ my nerd on.

Whoa, two posts in one week? Does this signal the beginning of a new, more rigorous blogging schedule? Nah. I’ve been too busy drafting a new WIP (that’s “Work In Progress” for the un-writerly-acronym-initiated), so posting here will probably remain somewhat sporadic for a while–though I am hoping to do a nice celebratory book giveaway… Read more »