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28 October 2011

FIRST GRAVE GIVEAWAY: UK EDITION!

Hello beautiful people!  I received a beat up box in the mail that came all the way from the UK, and guess what was inside. I'll give you a hint:  These are UK editions of First Grave. Aren't they gorgeous???  And you know how I love to share gorgeous things. 😊  So, I am…

11 October 2011

THE NEW SALE!!!

QUICK UPDATE! So I just wanted to let you guys know that 4 & 5 in the Charley Davidson series sold!!! Woot! Here’s the official announcement in Publisher’s Marketplace: “Darynda Jones's next two new books in the CHARLEY DAVIDSON series, a continuation of the "Grave"…

27 September 2011

Illicit Potions of the 16th Century

Okay, I admit it. I’m really bad about blogging. So how about a super short story instead? Something fun and magical. I love seeing what I can come up with in under 500 words. So, how’s this? With the reluctance of a fly surrendering his life to the spider, Anna Alicia Armament laid down the…

23 August 2011

Next on the agenda… ALBUQUERQUE!

Hey beautiful peeps!!! I have a full agenda this week and, well, the coming weeks as well, but I wanted to let everyone know what was going on in The Duke City. Lots to do! THURSDAY Thursday there is a discussion and signing with fellow author, the wonderfully talented Gabi Stevens. We'll be…

19 August 2011

COOKIES!

11 August 2011

GIVEAWAY: The Marked Son!

Guess what I have in my hot little hands. Go ahead. I'll wait. Okay, the title of this post probably gave it away, but I am giving away a SIGNED copy of Shea Berkley's THE MARKED SON! This book rocks! AND IT'S SIGNED! This is the first in a series by the incomparable Shea Berkley.…

30 July 2011

WINNER, WINNER, CHICKEN DINNER

WE HAVE OUR WINNERS!!! Thank you so much to everyone for entering! What an amazing response. With the help of Random.org, these are our FIVE winners! (I upped it to five on FB.) Wendy Sachs Shari Laws Sarah Baker Terri Franco Marguerite Calderone CONGRATS!!!! Contact me if I haven’t gotten a…

25 July 2011

Gearing Up Giveaway!

I realized today, thanks in large part to my amazing publicist and all around hunny bunny at St. Martin's (waves madly at Loren) that Second Grave is coming out pretty darned quick. I have so much to do! I am still scheduling a blog tour, setting up signings, and working on the most…

05 July 2011

HAPPY RELEASE DAY!

RELEASE DAY for the trade paperback of FIRST GRAVE ON THE RIGHT! WOOT!!! ………..˜*•. ˜*•.•*˜ .•*˜………….. ˜*•. ˜”*°•.˜”*°•.•°*” ˜.•°*”˜ .•*˜ ˜”*°•.˜”* *RELEASE DAY* *”˜. •° *”˜ .•*˜ .•°* ” ˜.•° *…

17 June 2011

GOOSEBUMPS: A Writerly Post

So, I’m at lunch today with a very dear friend whom, I’ve recently discovered, is a writer. Now, we’ve been friends forever, and we only just found out we both have always wanted to be writers. Yeah, we were scratching our heads, too. We’re sitting there and I tell her I’m working on…

25 May 2011

10 REASONS WRITERS SHOULD NEVER BE TRUSTED

1. They’re obsessed with how to commit the perfect murder. 2. They often stare into space for no reason. 3. They never dangle their participles for fear of being arrested. 4. They know a tad too much about poisons. 5. They know more sexual positions than the professionals. 6. Their ideal work…

23 May 2011

Girls with Glasses: A Cry for Help

Due to my nigh-elderly state, I had to get bifocals. Yep, bifocals. Then I find out they are now called “progressives.” Kudos to the ophthalmological community for putting a positive spin on aging, and I have to admit, I frickin’ love these things. No, really. You must understand, this is…

I STOPPED FIGHTING MY INNER DEMONS. WE’RE ON THE SAME SIDE NOW.