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Support Women in the Arts: Book & Charity Event

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Author Interviews, Blog, Contests & Hops, Foodie Advice, Frenchie Fridays, Writing Tips | 0 comments

Support Women in the Arts: Book & Charity Event

Hi, friends! I’m returning from a whirlwind book tour and just in time! I have a very exciting event coming up next month in California. Betsy Franco (writer, actor, director, & mother of very talented sons James, Dave, & Tom Franco) and I both published novels about a beloved female artist–Camille Claudel–who struggled against a male-dominated art world so intensely, she was committed to an asylum. Camille’s toils inspired us to not only retell her story, but to...

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Prizes, Books, Artists: Join the Facebook Release Party for Rodin’s Lover

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Blog, Contests & Hops, Writing Tips | 0 comments

The official countdown is on! In a little over one week, Rodin’s Lover, and my beloved Camille Claudel will make her way into the world. To celebrate the occasion, Tuesday, January 27th, I will be hosting a public Facebook release party, open to the public. We’ll discuss the Belle Époque era, sculpture, the art scene of the day, and of course the two lovers–Camille Claudel & Auguste Rodin. I’ll be giving away all kinds of prizes (Paris journal, gift cards, books,...

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Giveaways Galore: Rodin’s Lover at Goodreads & Penguin

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Blog, Writing Tips | 0 comments

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…or something. My publisher is giving away copies of RODIN’S LOVER, which releases next month, Jan 27th, but you can get your copy early! Click the links and enter to win.  Offer ends Saturday, Dec 13th at midnight. Happy holidays, all!   GOODREADS   PENGUIN’S FIRST TO...

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Virtual Cookie Exchange

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Blog, Foodie Advice | 0 comments

Happy holidays, all! To celebrate the most scrumptious (and fattening) time of year, I was asked to participate in a virtual cookie swap. Wonder of wonders, I found the recipe on Pinterest (and pixelatedcrumb.com). I seem to be doing that a lot lately, but who can resist such gorgeous photos of amazing food? Yeah, me neither.  For more delicious holiday goodies, follow the links to the blogs below the recipe. Without further ado, I bring you:   Chocolate Turtle...

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Spooktacular Book Hop + Prizes Galore!

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Blog, Contests & Hops | 30 comments

In honor of Halloween and all things suspenseful, thrilling, scary and mysterious a few author friends are hopping around today and tomorrow, sharing exciting snippets from our novels. Not only are we sharing those juicy tidbits, but EACH OF US is offering a giveaway: books, gift cards, chocolatey goodness, and more. Just leave a comment on the post, share, or like and you’re entered! Check out the list of hoppers below.   I chose a clip from RODIN’S LOVER. My protagonist,...

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Guest Author Judith Starkston on Love of the Ancient World, Writing + Hand of Fire

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Author Interviews, Blog | 0 comments

I’m delighted to welcome Judith Starkston, historical novelist and researcher extraordinaire to Between the Sheets.  Judith’s debut novel HAND OF FIRE set in the ancient world follows the story of Briseis, the face that caused war and lover to Achilles. Judith answers all of our burning questions below. What is it about this era that’s seduced you? Are there any other eras about which you would like to write? The seducer was an epic poem, rather than the era itself. As an...

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