Author: Lisa

Just call me “Sugar Burn”

There’s been a lot of creative stuffs going on at Chez Mantchev… the bit I can actually share with you is my recipe for fantastically ginger cookies. (Between friends, I refer to these as Boozy Woozy Timey Wimey cookies, because I started making them for a friend I gifted with a TARDIS cookie jar. Plus,…
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December 16, 2012 0

And now a word from the Stage Manager

Well, not THAT Stage Manager, but the lovely Morgan Keyes, whose novel DARKBEAST is now out in stores. She’s here to let you in on a few backstage bits of information about stage management and writing! # Many thanks to Lisa, for allowing me to visit and tell you about my middle grade fantasy novel,…
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September 4, 2012 0

Three New Pages

for your reading pleasure! EYES LIKE STARS, PERCHANCE TO DREAM, and SO SILVER BRIGHT each have their own page now, complete with awards information, reviews, and links to purchase. Check out bonus materials Maglie Calcio like the trailers featuring Jason Chan’s artwork, the ELS discussion guide, and opening chapters.


July 11, 2012 0

“Tangled” Writing

You might have caught it the first time I posted on LiveJournal, or maybe this is new material for you, but I’ve added a page for my “Tangled” writing process over here. Welcome to the EmoCoaster!  


June 30, 2012 0

Pink Sock Monkeys, Cupcakes, and So Silver Bright!

Today I’m visiting C.J. Redwine’s blog (check out her forthcoming release, the amazing DEFIANCE) to talk about dessert first, antiquing, and reality TV. You can also enter to win a signed hardcover of SO SILVER BRIGHT.


June 13, 2012 0

Prepare the confetti cannons!

Today, SO SILVER BRIGHT is out in paperback. Please help Bertie and the fairies celebrate by picking up a copy at your favorite book store and a cupcake (or six) from your favorite bakery! We are also celebrating the fact that the Théâtre Illuminata series is a finalist for the 2012 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for…
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May 23, 2012 0