grab bag

New Year, Grab Bag, and an Interview

I (and John Singer Sargent) wish you a happy literary new year!

Happy 2012! A few business items: I’m happy to announce that Laura has won the Pride and Prejudice note cards, while Kate won Dust Tracks on a Road.

If you’re interested in my literary new year’s resolutions (and a giveaway of The Heroine’s Bookshelf), you should head over to The Literate Housewife, who is currently featuring me on her blog.

And now, before I plunge into book proposal writing for the new year, is a little treat for you. I spoke to Diane Burrowes in

Grab Bag

(Or should I say “piece bag” a la Little Women?)

Happy Monday!  Ish.  I do have happy news to report…The Heroine’s Bookshelf just got a Brazilian book deal! The book will be translated into Portuguese and sold as a trade paperback and ebook by Casa da Palavra within the next year or so.  Whoever would have thought that my little book would be available in Italian, Korean, and now Portuguese…? 

Other things of note: 

The Great Gone With the Wind Readalong presses on.  If you haven’t had a chance to participate in our Part 1 discussion yet, you