Need a Christmas gift?

This afternoon, as part of its 2nd Annual Books are Great Gifts campaign, the Twitter literary community LitChat is sponsoring a charitable book auction featuring signed books from some of your favorite authors. Some you will know, others you SHOULD know. One you do know is me. I will send the winning bidder signed copies of The Hummingbird's Daughter, Into the Beautiful North and Mr.Mendoza's Paintbrush -- plus some cool swag from my treasure box. Sign in this afternoon and bid big!

Book club members have been some of my most enthusiastic and careful readers. I’m thrilled to share my work with you, answer your questions and tell you some of the stories behind the stories. This is our spot, just for us. Here, we can chat:  If I’m nearby, I’ll come and visit your club. Otherwise, we can Skype, talk over the phone or email. Sometimes, I’ll send surprises or hold contests.

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