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Haley’s Latest Read

My son Haley just finished reading Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett. His review is below. Wintersmith Reviewby Haley Riordan The book Wintersmith is really interesting. It is a good blend of…

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Fun at the Boerne Library

Thanks to everyone who came out for my recent event at the Boerne Public Library. We had a huge crowd and a lot of excitement during the game portion, as…

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How to Throw a Percy Party!

Many booksellers have expressed an interest in holding an in-store party to mark the publication of The Titan’s Curse on May 1. Because of this, I’ve designed an event kit…

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Demigod of the Week

Thanks to Annalisa from Malaysia, who sent in this artwork: A portrait of Percy Jackson the way she thinks he might look.

Update on Camp Half-Blood, Austin Branch

For those of you interested in attending Camp Half-Blood in Austin next summer (and I’ve gotten a huge number of emails asking about this!) the dates and location have been…

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New Contest for Unpublished Writers

Interesting article in the news today. When I read about the $85 entry fee, I shared the feelings of the quoted lawyer. The contest sounded “terribly suspicious.” I wonder how…

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Garden of the Gods

Here are a couple of pictures from our Colorado adventure. We searched the Garden of the Gods, hoping to find Pan, but no luck. The kids checked out the steam…

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Why Write Novels?

I was privileged to give the keynote address at the annual Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers conference in Denver, Colorado, this weekend. My subject: Why write novels?For those who might be…

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An Anonymous Author Speaks

As I was preparing to fly to Denver to speak at a writers’ conference, I came across an article Becky had printed for me last year about the trials and…

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