Small Business Saturday and Holiday Book Shopping

IMG_6957If you’re in the greater Concord area this Thanksgiving Weekend, why not stop into Gibson’s and take a gander. They have books, bookish gifts/apparel/stocking stuffers, mugs, Cards Against Humanity, toys, educational toys, delicious cocoa and crepes, and a book by yours truly. You can get your holiday shopping done, refuel in the cafe, and support the local economy (and maybe a local author).

If you aren’t in the Concord area, you can support your own local bookstores this Small Business Saturday (or whatever day you do your holiday shopping). Continue reading

Bards of the Shire Unite: NH Writers Week


From Dan Brown to Nathaniel Hawthorne to Tomie dePaola to Odds Bodkin, New Hampshire is home to all manner of great writers and storytellers. It’s also home to some great stories, no doubt a product of the state’s rich history; unique character; and scenery ranging from gorgeous fall foliage to desolate winter deathscapes that make everything from horror writers to poets to children’s book illustrators all feel right at home, whether they live here permanently or make NH their writer’s retreat getaway. Continue reading