Welcome to My New Website

Hi everyone. Today, I’m so very pleased to introduce my new website. It was made by Jenny Medford at Websy Daisy, whom I recommend enthusiastically. On my end, everything was straightforward and easy; Jenny was patient, responsive, and imaginative; the parts of website-building that were beyond my abilities were magically lifted from my plate; I… Read more »

New Year’s Reflections

Just after the New Year, I spent some time in Vermont. I go to Vermont to write, but ever since the start of the pandemic, I also go there for some clarity of thought. Sometimes it’s easier to figure out how you’re doing if you can get some distance from everything. Where I go, I… Read more »

Upcoming Online Events with Gareth Hinds for the GRACELING Graphic Novel!

Hi again folks. Just announcing some upcoming events for the release of Gareth Hinds‘ graphic novel adaptation of Graceling: Tuesday, November 16, 7pm – East City Books, online, Gareth Hinds and Kristin Cashore in conversation. Friday, November 19, 7pm – Oblong Books, online, Gareth Hinds and Kristin Cashore in conversation. Saturday, November 20, 3pm – Books of… Read more »

Tiny Quick Update

Hi everyone, I’m deep into revising the next Graceling Realm book (starring Hava), which is why I haven’t been here on the blog. It’s also why over on Twitter, mostly I’ve just been tweeting pictures of candles. I am Very Absorbed. Also, we moved to a new apartment last month. Also life. Also the pandemic… Read more »

These Texas Organizations Need Our Support

Here are a few organizations that need our support right now:  Fund Texas Choice. A nonprofit organization funding abortion travel for people in Texas.  Frontera Fund. Making abortion accessible for people in the Rio Grande Valley.  Clinic Access Support Network. Providing transportation, lodging, emotional support, and more to those seeking abortion care in Houston, TX. … Read more »

An Update on Email Delivery

Hi again everyone, Just an announcement that I think I’ve successfully migrated all email subscribers to a new working email service (MailChimp). I tried my best to transfer all verified subscribers to the new list — and not to transfer any unverified subscribers. Time will tell whether this blog post goes out successfully as an… Read more »

Upcoming Changes to Email Delivery

Just a note to those readers who receive my blog post via email: The service that provides this, Feedburner, is shutting down in a couple of weeks, so I’m going to be migrating my subscribers to a new service. If you get an email from me in the next couple of weeks, please pay attention,… Read more »