I’m at SavvyAuthors today

My topic: Readjusting the Target (Audience) Thanks to the kind efforts of Musa Publishing, I had the luxury of time to send out advance copies of my latest ebook, An Continue ReadingI’m at SavvyAuthors today

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4 Stars for An Untitled Lady

Mine was one of the few historical ebooks reviewed by RT Book Reviews for its December issue—and the reviewer really liked it!! The review has just come out from behind Continue Reading4 Stars for An Untitled Lady

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Excerpt — An Untitled Lady

An Untitled Lady is through edits, which means I can share the first scene with you! The book will be released by Musa Publishing on Dec. 20, 2013. Here’s the Continue ReadingExcerpt — An Untitled Lady

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Bounty heads for RT Convention

All of this is on its way to the RT Booklovers Convention in Kansas City, except for my assistant packer there on the right. Books, postcards, pens, bags, stickers, and Continue ReadingBounty heads for RT Convention

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Inspiration

Just as I was falling low again, the writing sucking and the goal so far away, I read a piece on Salon: Hugh Howey: Self-publishing is the future — and great Continue ReadingInspiration

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Synchronicity

I thought a lot about technology while I was coming up with the idea for my latest novella, Out of Her Comfort Zone, which features two tech geeks trying to Continue ReadingSynchronicity

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Sustainable City: Can the sustainability movement survive its own success?

By Nicky Penttila [Note: This article  appeared in Urbanite Magazine (Baltimore, MD), issue #26, August 2006. Urbanite has since folded and its website gone dark, so I’m reprinting it here.] Continue ReadingSustainable City: Can the sustainability movement survive its own success?

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The Next Big Thing 2

A big THANK YOU to writer Shannan Albright for inviting me to participate in The Next Big Thing Blog Hop. Please click on over to Shannons’s blog where she answers Continue ReadingThe Next Big Thing 2

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MFRW interviews me

[this first appeared Sept. 7 on the MFRW Authors blog] MFRW: Where’s your favorite place to hang out online? NickyP: Twitter Tell us about your latest book, including its genre. Continue ReadingMFRW interviews me

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Sold! An Untitled Lady

I’m delighted to report that my historical novel, An Untitled Lady, has found a home, with Musa Publishing. It is scheduled to release in late spring 2013. News that she Continue ReadingSold! An Untitled Lady

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