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Author Archives: RachelHamiltonBooks


Today’s post is about tips for avoiding writing distractions of the sort Dan Smith captured so brilliantly in his blog post last week, which you can read here Everyone has their … Continue reading

February 2, 2018

Three Books I’m Looking Forward to in 2018

  The fireworks have fizzled out. 2017 is over – to resounding cheers from many of its survivors – and a happy new year of books lies ahead. I have … Continue reading

January 3, 2018

Three Books I’ll be Giving this Christmas, by Rachel Hamilton

Books make the best Christmas gifts. They’re affordable. They’re easy to wrap. There’s even room to write in them if you don’t have time to buy a card. Even better, … Continue reading

December 15, 2017

A Vote for Silliness.

Recently, I was asked a question that completely stumped me: ‘So, tell us, Rachel, why do you think people should vote for you?’ Hmmm . . . I honestly didn’t … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Happy Book Birthday to Ian Beck with ‘THE DISAPPEARANCE OF TOM PILE’. Rachel Hamilton finds out more.

  Happy book birthday, Ian! My son, Dylan, and I loved ‘THE DISAPPEARANCE OF TOM PILE’ (the first book in THE CASEBOOKS OF CAPTAIN HOLLOWAY) and are thrilled to be … Continue reading

March 26, 2015

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