Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Smart Chicks Kick It Tour

Last week I was thrilled to receive an invitation to join phenomenal authors Melissa Marr, Kelley Armstrong, and Alyson Noel on part of their Smart Chicks Kick It Tour in September 2010. After I stopped cartwheeling, I said yes.

What makes Smart Chicks different from other multi-author tours? Well, for starters, it's run by the authors, not by a publisher or publicist (not that there's anything wrong with those--I'll take one, pretty please, any time *winsome smile*). That's why we can announce it now, before all the details are set in stone.

Not only that, but readers get a chance to have a say in what they want from a tour. Readings? Signings? Q&A? Photo ops? Swimming with authors dressed as dolphins? We're even taking suggestions on where we stop. So if you live in a small city that has yet to receive an author visit--or, say, a second Dairy Queen--come ask us to stop by!

All the information and discussion forums can be found at You can read even more about it at Melissa Marr's blog.

As you can probably see from the current roster, all of us write young adult paranormal, though many also write an adult series or two.

Aaaaaand, speaking of which, my revisions to Shade are due on Monday, so I better get back to that! But I shall leave you with a cute pic of our new foster kitty, Twinkle, who got spayed yesterday, so no more mommy duty for her!

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Ack! I can't see the pic of the foster kitty! ;-(

Posted by: Blogger Rachel Vincent at 8/19/2009 2:31 PM

That's so weird--I can see it on one computer but not the other.

Here's the link:

And BTW, everyone, Rachel Vincent is one of the other awesome authors on the Smart Chicks Tour, in case you needed extra incentive to check it out! :-)

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 8/19/2009 3:28 PM

:D This sounds like a fabulous tour! Can't wait to see where you guys are headed!

Posted by: Blogger Brooke Reviews at 8/20/2009 7:12 PM

Hi Brooke! I can't wait, either. I'm sure there'll be frequent updates on the site. It's great that we can give everyone heads-ups as we make progress.

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 8/22/2009 10:06 AM

Can you believe the Federal government won't let me even go to the smart chicks kick it website? Maybe the old boy network is threatened? Will have to wait til I get home form work to check it out but Yay! Sounds awesome Jeri.

Posted by: Blogger Lori at 8/26/2009 10:55 AM

Awesome, Jeri (and very well-deserved)! Sounds like an absolutely great line-up.:D

I shall now slink away in jealous admiration to check out the list of participants. ;-)

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