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#TwitterFiction Festival

By on March 12, 2014

Today is the #TwitterFiction Festival (run by Penguin & others on Twitter) and I’m telling a story about a missing woman. I’m tweeting as @ClairePealeNYC. Visit to follow along or join in!

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Watch me write a novel

By on February 20, 2014

Over on The Chick Lit Cookbook tumblr, I’ve been using The Chick Lit Cookbook to write my own chick lit. My novel is about an archaeology student named Malena who solves an archaeological mystery about cave art and falls in

My own DIY…

By on December 2, 2013

Hi, loyal Craftbook Fans! I wanted to let you know that I launched another project–an ebook! The Chick Lit Cookbook: A Guide to Writing Your Novel in 30 Minutes a Day is officially on sale at Smashwords and Amazon. It’s

The Chick Lit Cookbook: A Guide to Writing Your Novel in 30 Minutes a Day

By on November 11, 2013

I have a confession! I love chick lit. Love love love it. I devour it and have since I was about 16. After 10 years (make that 11 years) of chick lit love (addiction), I decided to write a guide

What I’m reading: September

By on September 23, 2013

August was a wash in terms of finding new books…a cruel twist of fate had me working almost exactly all of the open hours at my local library. But I’m back into the swing of things this month. So far,