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Looking Back #21: Paperback Tour

I’m counting down to the publication of The Unbreakable Code with highlights from the past two years since Book Scavenger was published. So much has happened in such a short time, and I’ve been so busy trying to keep up, that I’ve neglected to share many of the big and small moments. So here we go, in no particular order . . . *  *  * Last spring my publisher sent me on a tour for the publication of the Book Scavenger paperback. I was so excited they were doing this for my book, but I was a little anxious about all the travel and public speaking too. … Read the rest
 

Looking Back #20: A Dream-Come-True Day

I’m counting down to the publication of The Unbreakable Code with highlights from the past two years since Book Scavenger was published. So much has happened in such a short time, and I’ve been so busy trying to keep up, that I’ve neglected to share many of the big and small moments. So here we go, in no particular order . . . *  *  * I was going to post this memory tomorrow, but then Facebook reminded me this happened exactly one year ago today, so I hope you’ll enjoy this little walk down memory lane with me. I was in Southern Pines, NC, for the last day of my paperback tour.… Read the rest
 

Looking Back #19: Musical Cryptogram!

I’m counting down to the publication of The Unbreakable Code with highlights from the past two years since Book Scavenger was published. So much has happened in such a short time, and I’ve been so busy trying to keep up, that I’ve neglected to share many of the big and small moments. So here we go, in no particular order . . . *  *  *   Did you know your name could be put to music? At the Youth One Book One Denver launch party different organizations shared fun activities related to Book Scavenger. From the Colorado Symphony I learned that famous composers like Bach “sign” their musical themes by encoding their name with musical notes.… Read the rest
 

Looking Back #18: Youth One Book One Denver

I’m counting down to the publication of The Unbreakable Code with highlights from the past two years since Book Scavenger was published. So much has happened in such a short time, and I’ve been so busy trying to keep up, that I’ve neglected to share many of the big and small moments. So here we go, in no particular order . . . *  *  * One of the most exciting things to happen for Book Scavenger was being voted the Youth One Book One Denver selection for the summer of 2016. As part of the program over 3000 copies were distributed to participating kids.… Read the rest
 

Looking Back #17: San Francisco ALA Book Hunt

  I’m counting down to the publication of The Unbreakable Code with highlights from the past two years since Book Scavenger was published. So much has happened in such a short time, and I’ve been so busy trying to keep up, that I’ve neglected to share many of the big and small moments. So here we go, in no particular order . . . *  *  * Book Scavenger was published on June 2, 2015, and coincidentally that month the American Library Association (ALA) was having their big annual conference in San Francisco. I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to do something fun for the librarians, so I contact Kirsten Cappy of Curious City and together we came up with the idea of doing an ALA Book Hunt.… Read the rest
 

Looking Back #16: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Ferry Building

I’m counting down to the publication of The Unbreakable Code with highlights from the past two years since Book Scavenger was published. So much has happened in such a short time, and I’ve been so busy trying to keep up, that I’ve neglected to share many of the big and small moments. So here we go, in no particular order . . . *  *  *   I was driving by myself down the freeway in a rental car on my way to the Ferry Building Book Passage for my second bookstore event when the car made a loud noise and jolted, like I’d hit something in the road.… Read the rest
 

Looking Back #15: Book Scavenger birthday party!

I’m counting down to the publication of The Unbreakable Code with highlights from the past two years since Book Scavenger was published. So much has happened in such a short time, and I’ve been so busy trying to keep up, that I’ve neglected to share many of the big and small moments. So here we go, in no particular order . . . *  *  * A bookseller at the Book Passage Ferry Building reached out to me last year to ask if I could send signed bookplates for copies of Book Scavenger that were being given out as party favors for a scavenger hunt themed 10th birthday. … Read the rest
 

Looking Back #14: Book Scavenger Walking Tour

I’m counting down to the publication of The Unbreakable Code with highlights from the past two years since Book Scavenger was published. So much has happened in such a short time, and I’ve been so busy trying to keep up, that I’ve neglected to share many of the big and small moments. So here we go, in no particular order . . . *  *  * My Colorado writing group flew out to San Francisco to help celebrate Book Scavenger when it was published, and while they were there we planned to do a walking tour of some of the sites featured in the book.… Read the rest
 

Looking Back #13: Bay Area Launch Parties

I’m counting down to the publication of The Unbreakable Code with highlights from the past two years since Book Scavenger was published. So much has happened in such a short time, and I’ve been so busy trying to keep up, that I’ve neglected to share many of the big and small moments. So here we go, in no particular order . . . *  *  * When Book Scavenger was published I organized two launch events in the San Francisco Bay Area that were so meaningful to me. The first was at the Linden Tree Bookstore. I worked at Linden Tree when I was in graduate school.… Read the rest
 

Looking Back #12: Launching the game!

I’m counting down to the publication of The Unbreakable Code with highlights from the past two years since Book Scavenger was published. So much has happened in such a short time, and I’ve been so busy trying to keep up, that I’ve neglected to share many of the big and small moments. So here we go, in no particular order . . . *  *  *   When I knew Book Scavenger was going to be published, I wanted there to be something at BookScavenger.com for the readers who wondered if the game was real, so I set about getting a website made.… Read the rest
 
 
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