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Take a Tour Around Bazalgate and win a Kindle Paperwhite!

To celebrate the Kindle First digital launch of TICKER, the Farthing family would like to loan you your very own Vitesse motorized high-wheeled bicycle and messenger bag. Venture out into the city of Bazalgate to see the sights and retrieve six items necessary to celebrate with Penny and her friends. When you are done, remit…
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November 3, 2014 0

Can’t wait another second to read TICKER?

Then surprise, my lovelies, you can read it right now! It’s true! TICKER was selected as one of four titles for the US and UK Kindle First Program, which means you can get the digital edition RIGHT NOW for $1.99 (and for FREE if you are an Amazon Prime Member.) Kindle First is a program…
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November 1, 2014 0

Blurbing Trousers

I received a most excellent communication this morning via PaperTape from the charming Professor Elemental (who sometimes masquerades about town as the dashing Paul Alborough), who had this to say about the new book: A ripping yarn! TICKER grabs you from the first page and doesn’t let up until the book is done. Packed with…
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October 1, 2014 0

Get thee to the bookstore!

I’ve updated my Appearances page to include the information on the TICKER launch party. If you’re too tired or busy madly repairing your airship for the occasion, I will include it here AS WELL. TICKER Steampunk ‘Stravaganza Book Launch Saturday, November 29th 4 pm reading and Q&A Signing to follow, with bonus cupcakes and glitter…
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September 29, 2014 0

I’ll tell you a tale of two sisters…

I am delighted to announce that my picture book, SISTER DAY! has been acquired by Sylvie Frank at Paula Wiseman Books (Simon & Schuster) in a deal brokered by the lovely Laura Rennert of the Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Publication is set for Spring of 2016. Sonia Sánchez will be illustrating, and I am thrilled.…
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August 1, 2014 0

TICKER cover art

Feast your eyes upon the shiny, for the cover gods and goddesses continue to smile upon me! Publication date has now been set to December 1, 2014, so set the timers on you SugarWerks Carry-Away Cake Boxes and let’s synchronize our pocket watches! Also, don’t forget you can preorder now (highly advised, because reasons!)


July 22, 2014 0