Hillary DePiano

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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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Nice reviews of The Author and The Trading Assistant’s Assistant from GoodReads

Nice reviews of The Author and The Trading Assistant’s Assistant from GoodReads

Posted by on Oct 28, 2009 in Announcements, News, Contests and Giveaways, The Author, The Trading Assistant's Assistant | 0 comments

I logged into my GoodReads account today and noticed a really nice new review of The Author that was posted by one of the giveaway winners:I’ve never read anything by Hillary DePiano……… I won a copy of this book in a giveaway. It was an awesome novella. I couldn’t put it down! As an added bonus, she signed the copy I received...

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Congratulations to the winners of my Birthday Book Giveaway!

Nice reviews of The Author and The Trading Assistant’s Assistant from GoodReads

Posted by on Oct 19, 2009 in Announcements, News, Contests and Giveaways, The Author, The Love of Three Oranges, The Trading Assistant's Assistant | 0 comments

Huge thanks to anyone who took the time to enter the book giveaway I was running in partnership with GoodReads! I was really pleased in how much interest there was in this contest so I definitely plan on hosting another giveaway in the future (maybe for Christmas?) so please let me know below what you’d like to see in a future giveaway so that I can...

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In a month, Happy Birthday to me means a present for you!

Nice reviews of The Author and The Trading Assistant’s Assistant from GoodReads

Posted by on Sep 17, 2009 in Announcements, News, Contests and Giveaways, The Author, The Love of Three Oranges, The Trading Assistant's Assistant | 0 comments

My birthday is just about a month away and I thought I might try something fun. It’s my birthday but I am going to give you the presents! I have partnered with GoodReads to do a special giveaway of some of my most popular books. These giveaways are free to enter and end on my birthday (October 16th). GoodReads handles the drawings to make sure there...

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1 million words in 2009 or Damn, I need to acquire some writing discipline

Posted by on Jan 28, 2009 in My Writing, On Writing: Craft and Commiseration, The Love of Three Oranges, The Trading Assistant's Assistant, Works in Progress | 0 comments

There was an article that I read somewhere that I didn’t care enough to take note of where it was that said that the English language would reach 1 million words in 2009. Oh, fine, you guilt-ed me into looking it up. Here is the article. Because there is something wrong with me, I read that and my first thought was, “I should make that my new...

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