I can’t believe that it’s been a full year since Sunsets of Tulum hit stores everywhere and while I can say I’m a bit miffed that the Nobel Prize committee chose Bob Dylan over me for the Nobel Prize in Literature, well, I can’t say I’m too surprised.
Things have been quiet here on the blog mainly because they’ve been so busy in other arenas of life. Summer was only partway over when I landed a new gig for Lonely Planet updating their new guide to Japan…so most of August and part of September I was on the road, eating sushi, drinking sake, and exploring Kyuushuu, one of my favorite parts of Japan.
Kyuushuu is also the setting for my new novel, titled The Potter’s Daughter, which is 200 very rough pages in and shaping up to be deeper and (is it possible?) darker than Sunsets was. I’ve decided my third novel will be where I branch out into the almost happy realm. Why not, right?
I will try to post some photos of the Japan trip here because they’re so beautiful. But you can also find them on my Facebook page. Or my Instagram feed.
If you’re in the Cape/Mass/New England area and have time, come say “hi” to me at the New Bedford Book Festival, where I’ll be selling and signing copies of Sunsets of Tulum for everyone who wants one. Hope to see you there!