Author Archives: A.J. McCarthy

Nashville and Back

Did you know Nashville was founded on Christmas Eve in 1779? Or that the AT&T Tower in downtown Nashville is nicknamed “The Batman Building”? Check out the photo further below and you’ll see why. Steve and I recently visited Nashville … Continue reading

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Interview with Rebecca Howie

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Rebecca Howie, and I’d love to share it with you. Rebecca is a young writer in Scotland, and she has a great website where you’ll find lots of information about her own … Continue reading

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California Dreaming

Almost a week has passed since our return from The Golden State, and I’m still feeling the effects. No, I’m not talking about the jet lag or the head cold I picked up somewhere over North America on the way … Continue reading

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An Interview with Lisa Burton

Don’t touch that dial! You’ve landed on Lisa Burton Radio. The only show that brings you interviews with the characters from the books you love. I’m your host, Lisa the robot girl, and my special guest today is the owner … Continue reading

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Chapters – March 17, 2018

I’m slowly coming back to earth after a fantastic weekend in Montreal. I had my first-ever book signing at a real bookstore, and what a store it is! I spent the afternoon at the Chapters store in Pointe-Claire, and I … Continue reading

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Review, review, where art thou?

“Writers live or die by their reviews” is an expression that’s often tossed around. It may be an exaggeration, but there are certainly a few kernels of truth in the saying. Today, with the abundance of books available online, both … Continue reading

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‘Twas the day after Xmas…

As we don our stretchiest, most comfortable and roomy clothing, some people are thinking of hitting the stores for the best bargains, while others are catching up on some sleep. At our house, everyone has left to hit the ski … Continue reading

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The Day After…

Wow, time has really flown. I see that my last blog was September 24th, when I was sending off my final draft to the publisher, and I was promising to keep everyone up to date on the progress of the … Continue reading

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Progress is being made

Things are moving quickly. It’s seems as if every day there’s a new task, or something to think about. From all I have heard, and from my own past experience, the publishing world can move like a slug. Not so, … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Not)

This week, I took a vacation from my real job so I could spend time on my writing job, and I wanted to share some of my experience. The Good: My most important assignment this week was performing a final … Continue reading

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