news & events.

Final count

By Kathryn Cushman / November 1, 2007 /

Final counts from yesterday225– number of trick-or-treaters that came to our door (this is a typical number for us, btw)3- number of fun size bags of peanut m&m’s I consumed2- number of fun size Almond Joy’s I consumed1- number of fun size Butterfingers I consumed4- number of medications I have consumed this morning to fight…

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Blog Hopping

By Kathryn Cushman / October 30, 2007 /

Tiff Stockton interviewed me on her blog this week. If you head on over there and leave a comment, you’ll be entered in a drawing for a free copy of A Promise to Remember. So… what are you waiting for? Get on over there! Click here for the link.

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Almost cool

By Kathryn Cushman / October 29, 2007 /

Let me say for the record– I live in Santa Barbara. It’s not uncommon for me to see celebrities when I go downtown, out to dinner, whatever… and I really couldn’t care less. Famous-shmamous, a person is a person. But…. Titletrakk is running an interview with me right now, and they have me on their…

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Free book anyone?

By Kathryn Cushman / October 26, 2007 /

My friend Julie Carobini (of Chocolate Beach fame) took a break from writing long enough to interview me on her blog today. She is also giving away a copy of A Promise to Remember, so hurry on over there. All you have to do is click on this link, leave a comment, and you’ll be…

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Breathing smoke

By Kathryn Cushman / October 23, 2007 /

The closest of the current California fires is still a safe distance from where I live, but the ash in the air is TERRIBLE. There is a coat of brownish/grayish grit on everything I own, in spite of heroic (if I do say so myself) cleaning efforts. The schools have cancelled all outdoor PE activities,…

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By Kathryn Cushman / October 16, 2007 /

After last weeks festivities, it’s nice to get back into the old routine this week. You know– laundry, housework, ironing. This will feel nice for about one more day, and then I’ll be ready for festivities again! Deena, over at Deenasbooks, has posted a really nice review of A Promise to Remember. You can read…

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By Kathryn Cushman / October 16, 2007 /

The Bethany House team has created an official book announcement for Almost Amish. As usual, they’ve done an amazing job!

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More Pix from Locally Inspired

By Kathryn Cushman / October 15, 2007 /

That’s me in the background, standing up in front of the whole group. If this picture had sound, you would hear my knees knocking!!! This is the great group of friends and family who are listening to my knees knock. Julie Carobini, me, and Jim Bell with with out totally awesome cake! The three of…

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The Best Cake Ever

By Kathryn Cushman / October 13, 2007 /

Tonight was the big book signing event “Locally Inspired: Promises, Chocolate, and Murder”. Kate Schwab, the incredible Borders event coordinator, had this cake made for the occasion. Is that the coolest, or what? It was a blast, and I’m amazed at how many people showed up (over 100 they say). I’ll post more pix in…

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Book signing and discussion

By Kathryn Cushman / October 8, 2007 /

Locally Inspired: Promises, chocolate… and murder!What: Book signing and discussion with James Scott Bell (author of Presumed Guilty, No Legal Grounds, and Try Dying), Julie Carobini (author of Chocolate Beach), and me (if you’re visiting my blog, hopefully you know this already– author of A Promise to Remember).Where: Borders7000 Marketplace DriveGoleta, CA 93117When: Friday, October…

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