Hillary DePiano

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Here’s what I’ve been working on lately

Here’s what I’ve been working on lately

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in On Writing: Craft and Commiseration, The Fourth Orange, The Green Bird, The Whine Seller & e-commerce, WoC, Word Count Updates and Writing Goals | 0 comments

In an effort to be more transparent about exactly what I’m working on and how those word counts I share divide up, here’s a recap of what’s been going on since I last checked in: February was a mad dash to finish my total rewrite of Mistress Novel. I finished it with about a week to spare before the end of March. It’s like a first...

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Win eBook copies of all my books and plays in this giveaway!

Win eBook copies of all my books and plays in this giveaway!

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in Announcements, News, Contests and Giveaways, Daddy Issues, My Writing, New Year's Thieve, Polar Twilight, Published, Sell Their Stuff, The Author, The Love of Three Oranges, The Seller Ledger | 0 comments

I set up a mailing list a long time ago but I’ve never really pushed it here on the blog for a variety of reasons not worth going into. But exciting thing are happening at Burger King, as they say (OK, fine, no one but me says that but still) and it’s time to get real with a lot of things, building a mailing list being one of them. I would...

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My newest holiday play, New Year’s Thieve, is FREE for Thanksgiving Weekend!

My newest holiday play, New Year’s Thieve, is FREE for Thanksgiving Weekend!

Posted by on Nov 27, 2014 in Announcements, News, Contests and Giveaways, New Year's Thieve, Sell Their Stuff | 0 comments

Getting something for nothing is always worth being thankful for! From today until December 1st, you can get New Year’s Thieve completely for free as part of a special promotion with Amazon. The eBook version from Amazon can be read on any Kindle or Amazon Fire tablet and also any phone, tablet or computer that has any of the free Kindle apps. In...

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In which I have not one, but two new books releasing this fall

In which I have not one, but two new books releasing this fall

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in External Stimuli, My Writing, Sell Their Stuff, The Love of Three Oranges, The Whine Seller & e-commerce | 0 comments

Sometimes I make poor life decisions. Sometimes I do dumb things like stay up all night reading when I know perfectly well the baby will be up before dawn. Or I go to the bank without to bringing the check I needed to cash. Or I completely forget that my wedding anniversary is a thing and was last week, apparently. Sometimes I have two completely different...

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We’re 50% done with this year! How’s 2014 treating you and your writing so far?

We’re 50% done with this year! How’s 2014 treating you and your writing so far?

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in External Stimuli, Mistress Novel, My Writing, New Year's Thieve, On Writing: Craft and Commiseration, Personally..., Polar Twilight, The Fourth Orange, The Love of Three Oranges, The Trading Assistant's Assistant | 0 comments

Tomorrow is the exact middle of the year. That just blows my mind because it does NOT feel like we are halfway through this year and also fills me with panic. There’s so much I wanted to do this year and, while I have gotten a lot done, there have been several stretches, and I’m in the midst of one right now, when I have gotten next to nothing...

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At 4,775 words for the year. Also Rachel Ray and I are going to throw down

At 4,775 words for the year. Also Rachel Ray and I are going to throw down

Posted by on Jan 19, 2010 in On Writing: Craft and Commiseration, The Trading Assistant's Assistant, Word Count Updates and Writing Goals, Works in Progress | 2 comments

2%, eh? That is something of a buzz kill, not gonna lie. So I worked my butt off yesterday and did all of the taxes which may not seem like a big thing but I worked from 7 AM straight through until about 9:30 PM with only a break to go to the gym (about 45 minutes) and make and eat dinner (about an hour and a half).* *Side note: Rachel Ray and I are going...

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