Today was a great day. The sun was shining and you could walk around Manhattan with just a sweater (pants are also recommended). Even sweeter, however, was meeting with the marketing and publicity folks at Pocket for a chat. We covered a lot of ground, everything from online outreach (which, of course, includes blogging – so I guess I’m also outreaching at the moment 🙂 print and online advertising, blurbs, signings, events and more. What’s so cool about this, is that this is a launch of not just my book, but of Pocket into hard cover fantasy. We are very much in this together. It’s fun and more than a little scary, sort of like getting on a rollercoaster and hoping they finished the ride…except you have no idea where that finish is.
PROLOGUE: A BLACK CONDOR DIPPED her featherless head and flapped her wings, straining for height. Another vulture drifted in front of her, forcing the condor to climb higher in the crowded wheel of circling birds. The condor struggled, her body weak from having little to eat over the past month. The sun had yet to… Read more »