Monthly Archive: April 2013

Plane rides are good for brutal revisions

I’m about 2000 words less on the sequel than I was before I got on a plane Thursday.

From the Penguin London Book Fair 2013 list

MOTH AND SPARK: A Novel By Elisabeth Anne Leonard FICTION | Viking | Winter 2014 | World Rights Agent: David Gernert / The Gernert Company An exciting debut novel filled with magic, dragons, and courtly love, Moth and Spark is the story of a prince and the whip-smart commoner he falls for who get caught …

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And we’re off….

Book going to copyeditor today.  Title:  MOTH AND SPARK, a novel.  Author will be ANNE LEONARD instead of the full moniker b/c it’s much shorter and snappier.  I bought the domain name (an optimistic one), but no website going up until much later.  The web name for this blog is now