“Oh, you must have been a beautiful baby… ” Or kid, or tween, or teen. Or… not???? Today we’re sharing favorite photos from the past. Take a look and let us know if you’d recognize us compared to our younger selves!
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Happy holidays, dearest friends! We hope your days are merry and bright–and filled with good books, good friends, and good cheer. The Chicks are on holiday until January 6, 2023. (Yes, we had to edit that a couple of times to get the year right.) We’re looking forward to hanging out with you in the New Year and beyond. xoxo Continue reading Ho ho hooo boy! The Chicks are on holiday.
What’s better than the perfect gift? A PAIR of perfect gifts! We asked each of the Chicks to pair one of their books with a potential gift idea. Please check out the results below, just in time for the holidays… Lisa Q. Mathews There’s no snow, except for the fake kind, but what could be more holiday-festive (and dangerous) than Fashion Week in glittering Milano, FL? … Continue reading Chicks Holiday Shopping Guide
Season’s greetings, beloved readers! We hope you enjoy the yearly sharing of our holiday baby Chicks cards. We’ll back on January 3rd. Until then, we wish you and yours the happiest of happy seasons and a bright New Year! Ellen Byron Lisa Q. Mathews Vickie Fee Cynthia Kuhn Kathleen Valenti Becky Clark Jennifer J. Chow Readers, any plans for the holidays? Let us know … Continue reading Happy Ho-Ho-Holidays!
Fall is around the corner, which means number 2 pencils, sweater weather, raking and LOTS of conversation about the merits or evils of pumpkin spice anything.
So in the spirit of loves and hates (or likes and don’t-much-care-fors), let’s share what we’re currently ranking as thumbs-up or thumbs-down. Movies, TV shows, food, drink, types of socks—anything is up for discussion. Let the thumbing begin!
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Today, we ask ourselves, how do we procrastinate when we should be doing those things we really should be doing (i.e., WRITING)? And there are oh, so many creative ways to do so…
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Readers, for the daily double jackpot prize (our unbridled enthusiasm and gratitude), we Chicks want to know: What movie-based-on-a-book (or vice versa) do you feel most strongly about–positively or negatively? **Extra points if you give the answer in the form of a clue!**
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Sometimes when you finish reading a book, you just feel inspired to write to an author. Today, the Chicks are reflecting upon some of our own experiences…
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Everyone has Significant Others in their lives, but today the Chicks are looking back on how we met our Publishing Significant Others. Continue reading “Chick Chat—How we met our agents/editors/publishers”
“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” —Anna Quindlen
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Reading is the best, even if it’s just the back of a cereal box! Today, we talk about what we’re currently reading and enjoying.
Journeys in publishing (and life) can be rocky. Sometimes we need an extra sprinkle of fairy dust or luck to make it.
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Today, we talk about how luck has—or hasn’t—played a role in the publishing and non-publishing aspects of our lives.