Libraries have been around since 30 AD in Alexandria, Egypt. My first library experience was a bit later than that. A little kid growing up in Islington (a borough of London, England) during the mid-1950s, I still remember the feeling of awe, staring at all those amazing books. Billions of words, … [Read more...] about We Love Libraries!
What's better than an author signing at Barnes & Noble? A group signing with six authors! That's what happened on October 20, 2018, when fiction and nonfiction authors were hosted by the Ventura store. Along with James F. Gray, Maryann Ridini Spencer, Mike Kennedy and I signed together at … [Read more...] about Author signing at Barnes & Noble
The big news is not about Claudia Rose this time. It's about the other side of my other career. I've just published three--count 'em, three new books about handwriting. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Handwriting Analysis (2nd Edition), is out of print after 18 years as an international bestseller. … [Read more...] about Books, Books, and More Books!
At the end of October, 2017, the zany ladies of the Hillside, Ventura, Book Club read What She Saw. For the second time, my friend Amy Herron invited me to attend their meeting as guest author. They met the night before Halloween and they dressed up as characters from the book. What a thrill to see … [Read more...] about Hillside Book Club Halloween
Imagine the fun of getting to do what you love and have your best friend for company. Linda Larson and I were hired by the software company, Adobe, to promote their Adobe Sign product at some of their huge conventions. We went to San Francisco for Adobe a couple of times, and also San Diego, … [Read more...] about Analyzing handwriting for Adobe
My 2016 book, Outside the Lines launched in August at the clubhouse where I live. Since half the book takes place in my home country, England, we had a Brit-themed book launch party for around sixty people. See Suzanne Sweets gorgeous dessert display below, and my table of British foods from Rosie … [Read more...] about Book Launch Party: Outside the Lines