Not In Time Archives - Shawna Seed



Not in Time in the news

I’ve been away for a bit, because I had to have a bum shoulder tended to. (Free advice: Don’t tear your rotator cuff or your labrum.) Just before I went on medical hiatus, writer Lorrie Irby Jackson did this great piece on Not in Time. You can check out more of Lorrie’s work on her website, motherofcolor.com. She’s got great insight on current…

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Prefer indie bookstores?

Amazon’s business practices and ongoing dispute with Hachette Publishing have led some readers to take their book-buying bucks to independent bookstores. A couple people have asked me about this, thinking it’s automatically bad news for me because they assume my books must only be available from Amazon. Not true! You can order both Not in Time and Identity paperbacks through the website of Powell’s,…

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That was fun!

I admit it: I was nervous. But I survived my first reading and signing event last week at Dr. Sue’s Chocolate in Grapevine.  In fact, I more than survived. I had fun! Once I realized more than four people were going to show up, I figured out everything would be fine. Now I’m really looking forward to my next event, which is Sept.…

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Free chocolate!

And who doesn’t like chocolate? No one I’d like to know! (Well, OK, my friend Rebecca, but she’s allergic, so that doesn’t really count.) Come join me Aug. 13 for an event called Sweets & Suspense at Dr. Sue’s Chocolate in downtown Grapevine. I’ll be reading from Not in Time and signing copies (which you can buy in the store), and Dr. Sue…

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Place settings

I had a reader tell me today that one of the things she enjoyed about Not in Time were all the different settings, which she found easy to visualize. She thought Genevieve’s apartment was especially vivid, which made me laugh, because I made Genevieve’s apartment up out of whole cloth. Garage-to-apartment conversions are pretty common in Los Angeles, but I’ve never been in one.…

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