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Last Friday, I had the great pleasure of participating in the¬†Annual Holiday & Benefit Party at Parkplace Books, a lovely independent bookstore¬†in Kirkland, WA. The event was festive and well attended, and I had the chance to talk with some of my favorite local authors as well as many of the customers who came in Read More …

Indies First 2014, this Saturday!

  For the holiday 2014 season, bestselling author Neil Gaiman and musician-author Amanda Palmer called upon their fellow authors to get behind Indies First and “volunteer” at bookstores on Small Business Saturday (Nov. 29). I couldn’t choose just one independent bookstore to hang out in (we’re lucky to have so many to choose from where Read More …