Thursday, September 18, 2014

Here's the Lineup for Warrior Week!

Check out the Warrior playlist over at Spotify and let me know what you think !

Here's the entire lineup for this week! Giveaways, manicures, and more!

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Welcome to the Week of the Warrior!

It's the Week of the Warrior during the World of the Weir blog tour. 

Heidi over at YA Bibliophile discusses the magical guilds and the Warrior Guild in particular. 

She also has an ENTIRE SET of the Heir Chronicles to give away. 
Enter for your chance to win YABibliophile

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Some Upcoming Events!

Bedford Ohio
Saturday, September 13, 2014, 1-5 pm
A Celebration of the Arts, Weekend of the Pooka
Bedford Commons
730 Broadway Avenue, Bedford Ohio
There'll be music, dancing, great food, and arts programs all weekend long. I'll be there Saturday 1-5.

Google Live Hangout Event
Saturday September 27, 8:00-9:00 pm EST
Reading for Pixels, The Project to Stop Violence Against Women
Eleven awesome authors including Ellen Hopkins, Sarah J Maas and Alyson Noel are scheduled for hangouts throughout the month of September to promote awareness of violence against women and to raise monies in the fight against it.

This can be viewed here:
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Idlewylde Bed and Breakfast, Lakeside, OH
Word-Lover's Weekend
November 7-9, 2014
I'll be the writer-in-residence during a weekend devoted to creative storytelling put together by creativity coach and writer Claudia Taller. I'll be teaching a two-hour workshop called "Lights, Camera, Action: Why Writers Should Spend More Time at the Movies." In this workshop, we'll review how writers can use cinematic techniques to immerse readers in story. A limited number of critiques are available as well. For more information, visit

Monday, August 11, 2014

I'll Be At DragonCon in Atlanta Labor Day Weekend!

Cinda’s 2014 DragonCon Schedule
August 29-September 1, 2014

Note: The Missing Volume Booksellers, a vendor at DragonCon, has agreed to have books on hand. I’ll have giveaways and goodies as well!
Title: Representation Matters: LGBTQA in YA
Description: Less than 3% of YA books feature LGBTQA characters. What books are there now, and what can the industry do better? Audience participation encouraged!
Time: Fri 11:30 am Location: A707 - Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Cinda Williams Chima, Stephanie Perkins)

Title: Urban Fantasy in YA
Description: We love a little magic, monsters, super powers—but rooted in the real world. What makes a compelling urban fantasy, and what are your faves?
Time: Fri 02:30 pm Location: A707 - Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Delilah S. Dawson, Gwenda M Bond, Cinda Williams Chima, Bonnie Kunzel, Mari Mancusi)

Title: Writing for the Young Adult Market
Description: Perhaps the most exciting frontier of fiction is YA. This panel will discuss how to break into that market and strategies for garnering loyal readers.
Time: Sat 11:30 am Location: Embassy D-F - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Mari Mancusi, Cinda Williams Chima, E. C. Myers, Diana Peterfreund, Nancy Knight)

Title: Signing at SFWA Table
Time: Sat 03:30 pm Location: TBA (Length: 1 Hour)

Title: Barking up the Wrong Tree
Description: Pets and their people...How to incorporate "pets" (dogs, dragons, demons) of all sorts into your novel in a believable way as realistic characters.
Time: Sat 05:30 pm Location: Embassy D-F - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Richard Lee Byers, Cinda Williams Chima, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Chandra Free, Mari Mancusi, Bill Fawcett)

Title: Autograph Sessions
Time: Sun 01:00 pm Location: International Hall South - Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Bobby Nash, Stephanie Osborn, Larry Flaxman, Cinda Williams Chima)

Title: Reading: Cinda Williams Chima
Time: Sun 02:30 pm Location: University - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Cinda Williams Chima)

Title: Signing at The Missing Volume: Cinda Williams Chima
Time: Sun 06:00 pm Location: Signing at Missing Volume 
Americasmart, Booth, 328-329-330 in yellow section, 2nd floor (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Cinda Williams Chima)

Friday, July 4, 2014

The Warrior Heir is Booksplosion July Book of the Month!

If you've been thinking about reading The Heir Chronicles, now might be a good time to begin! The Warrior Heir is the book of the month at Booksplosion, and there will be a live show August 2. Find them on Twitter, Pinterest, and the discussion on Goodreads here

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Looking for Signed Copies of My Books? Want to Pre-Order from an Indie Bookseller?

OK, you've seen the cover, you've read the first chapter...if you would like to order signed copies of The Sorcerer Heir or any of my
books, you can order through The Learned Owl Bookstore in Hudson, OH. The signed copies of The Sorcerer Heir will be sent out on or around the release date. Let the staff know if you would like them personalized.