Check out the book trailer for The Healing Spell by Kimberley Griffiths Little (Scholastic, 2010). See teacher's guide (PDF). Read a Cynsations interview with Kimberley.
Thank you to host librarian Mary Ann Tsosie and all those who attended one of my workshops and/or lecture this weekend at The University of New Mexico in Albuquerque! Note: "The Summer Sunset lecture series is co-sponsored by University Libraries and the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs." Here's a peek inside UNM:
Highlights of the trip included a visit to the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center (especially the exhibit, "Celebrating Native Legacies: Works in Clay by Kathleen Wall") and seeing New Mexico youth lit authors Alexandra Diaz and Carolee Dean.
As much fun as I've had of late, traveling and visiting book lovers from around the country, I'm pleased to say that I'll be home for the next several months, working hard on the Eternal graphic novel and a new prose novel that will be set in the same universe.
My best takeaway insight, having sampled much of what the U.S. airlines industry has to offer is: fly Southwest!
Beyond that, Austin is in Central Texas, so we're in no danger from Hurricane Alex. But we are seeing our share of rain and rainbows. This shot was taken from West Seventh Street.
CynthiaLeitichSmith's Channel at YouTube is now online. At this point, I'm just getting to know the system and adding favorites for your viewing pleasure--so far, my official book trailers and several by readers. Note: once I get a chance, I'll add the trailers of some of my own favorite reads.
See also Greg's report on last weekend's annual Writers' League of Texas Agents Conference.