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Memory Lane: Said Chocolate Factory in Rome

This time last year, I was just returning home from the book tour for THE CHOCOLATE THIEF's release in Italy (Ladra di Cioccolato). I was thinking about that and the fact that it's only been 14 months since THE CHOCOLATE THIEF came out, and what...

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When in Italy, Eat Gelato

OK, one quick announcement:  CHOCOLATE KISS advanced copies are here!  If you really can't wait for the pretty "real book" copies in January, check out the contest to win one.   And NOW, we return from all these announcements (it's worse than the Olympics, the...

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A Day in the Life of an Author on Tour

GUESS what I have to talk about to a crowd of first-graders tomorrow?  What it's like to be an author on international tour! Which is going to give them such an unrealistic vision of the writing life, that I hope I don't send them chasing down...

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Matera the Magical and the Great Chocolate Party

You know, I could really wax on about this place.  I mean, it looks like this: Those are more caves across the river, but I'm standing on a hillside of houses built into caves, too. And remember, my photo abilities completely failed to capture this city with...

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Italy! Matera! and More! oh, my!

Where To Start with the Italy tour, which was FANTASTIC.  So many generous, friendly people who welcomed me and worked hard to make the tour a wonderful experience.  You'll be seeing a lot of them and of their beautiful country over the next few weeks,...

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Ladra di Cioccolato

Take a look at the Italian cover for THE CHOCOLATE THIEF.  It comes out next week in Italy, and I'll be in Italy at the end of September/beginning of October on a tour that includes many opportunities to taste chocolate!  I'll post the details as...

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