Saturday, January 10, 2009

Book Roast and other news...

So, I just got my brand new, handy-dandy, State of Illinois issued license plate... and I'm so damn proud, I had to share:

In real news:

Those of you who follow my blog are almost certainly familiar with Book Roast! Well, they're re-launching with an even juicer schedule.

Please drop by the The Book Roast Blog for the hippest publishing party in town! One hot publisher, two terrific agents, and six fabulous authors will be kicking off the launch party!!

The Book Roast serves up a variety of authors and books, lightly grilled and seasoned with humor. The Book Roast site is a free promotional tool for authors dedicated to celebrating great books! Its mission is to help publicize books of all genres, printed by publishers of all sizes.

The launch line-up is:

Monday, Jan 12: Mystery Publisher
Tuesday, Jan 13: Eric Stone
Wednesday, Jan 14: Agent Lucienne Diver
Thursday, Jan 15: Barrie Summy
Saturday, Jan 17: Elysabeth Eldering

Monday, Jan 19: Mystery Publisher
Tuesday, Jan 20: Traci E Hall
Wednesday, Jan 21: Maggie Stiefvater
Thursday, Jan 22: Agent Nathan Bransford
Friday, Jan 23: Jennifer Macaire

We hope to see you there!!


Travis Erwin said...

Thank you Merry. Those mere words are not enough to express my gratitude for what you, along with others have provided this week.

I count you among my core group of best blogging buds and the way all of you rallied to help has warned my heart and blessed my family.

Merry Monteleone said...


There is no thanks necessary, I only wish I could do more.

I count you in my core group of bloggy buddies, too, Travis, and I'm so happy you and Jennifer and the boys are all doing okay and no one was hurt in the fire.

I was going to email you and ask for your boys' names - my boys are the same age and thought they might like writing pen pal letters with a little care package... though I think you'll have your fill of hotwheels soon :-)

But I knew you must have a million people to talk to and things to do, so I didn't want to bother you - but I'm thinking of you guys and when you get a chance shoot me an email about the boys.