7.24.16 - Sunday Smatterings

Sunday Smatterings 7.24.16

Hi, guys!

Amy here. How was your week? I played Bingo last night. Yup: BINGO. The fast-paced kind where you have a million squares and a marker to pound out tiny dots. I was the youngest by a couple scores, but I didn't care. It was magical.

It doesn't take much, folks.


Here's what happened on the Internets this week:

This was fabulous: "What Historical Fiction Can Do That History Textbooks Cannot" (bonus quote i.e. why I loved this: 

“It’s up to fiction to tell the smaller stories, to remind us everyday courage matters too.”

Yes. Yes. Yes. 👏👏👏



Writers: this is why it's crucial to write ugly.


And closer to home:

Miss the Boss Lady yet? I know, me too. You can catch her blogging every other Friday on The Wine Vixen! This week, she dished on a yummy Barolo she had in San Diego. (Barolo is legit, you guys—just sayin')



P.S. To celebrate the re-release of ALL THE PRETTY GIRLS, we're giving away 5 books to folks on J.T.'s email list. That's right: all you have to do is sign up for the list, and you could get a free book.

AND being an email subscriber = you're automatically entered into all of J.T.'s contests for life. 



Interested? Sign up here! (spoiler alert: there's even a thank-you gift for signing up!)

Alright, folks, that's it from me. Stay in the shade, wear sunscreen (do it!), and I'll talk to you soon!


Cordially yours,
Assistant Amy


J.T. Ellison

J.T. Ellison is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of fifteen critically acclaimed thrillers and is the co-author of the Nicholas Drummond series with #1 New York Times bestselling author Catherine Coulter. With over a million books in print, Ellison’s work has been published in twenty-five countries and thirteen languages. She is also the co-host of A Word on Words, Nashville's premier literary TV series, which airs on Nashville Public Television. She lives with her husband and twin kittens in Nashville. Visit JTEllison.com, and follow her on Twitter @Thrillerchick or at Facebook.com/JTEllison14.