Karen Dionne's Blog – October 2008 Archive (4)

My first op-ed in HuffPo!

Check out my op-ed "Aqua Fina or Aqua Finite?" that just went live in Huffington Post's "Green" section. The world's water crisis is the topic of my just-released debut thriller FREEZING POINT, and it's also a topic I care deeply about, so I'm REALLY happy the op-ed found such a great home.

Added by Karen Dionne on October 25, 2008 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Ouch! Roasted!

Come rake me over the coals at The Book Roast today! Read the excerpt, then answer these three questions served up by my intrepid roastmaster for a chance to win a copy of FREEZING POINT:

1) What kind of vehicle does Karen typically drive, and why?

2) Zo obviously frequents the Ice Shelf often. Why doesn't she just stay home and keep her peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in the freezer like the rest of us? (10 words or… Continue

Added by Karen Dionne on October 22, 2008 at 9:09pm — No Comments

The Literary Fiction/Thriller Divide

Beginning today and running until the end of October, thriller authors David Morrell, Gayle Lynds, Barry Eisler, and myself offer their thoughts on the literary fiction/thriller divide at LitPark, Susan Henderson's popular site for literary fiction writers. It's a thoughtful, intelligent discussion that wants your input. Please join us.

Added by Karen Dionne on October 8, 2008 at 10:00pm — No Comments

A Web 2.0 Book Launch Party

Because my friends live all over the world, I knew only a handful would be able to attend my book launch no matter where it was held. So I decided to recreate the traditional launch party experience on the Web.

Entertainment for the October 1-3, 2008 event includes video welcomes from David Morrell, Gayle Lynds, James Rollins, and Douglas Preston, a reading by a professional voice actress who's also a New York Times author, standup comedy from one of my author friends - even… Continue

Added by Karen Dionne on October 1, 2008 at 5:24am — No Comments

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