A novel combining wizardry and SignWriting!

Kimberley Shaw skifoot at GMAIL.COM
Sun Mar 10 12:55:03 UTC 2013

Hello everyone:
I think I have an international-mailing workaround. Maria Azzopardi
and I will give it a test run, and then let the rest of you know how
it goes!
Kim from Boston

On 3/7/13, Charles Butler <chazzer3332000 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Sigh, I wanted to order the book for here in Brazil, but they only ship to
> the United States and Canada. Can you ask them about international shipping?
> Charles Butler
> chazzer3332000 at yahoo.com
> 240-764-5748
> Clear writing moves business forward.
> --- On Thu, 3/7/13, Kimberley Shaw <skifoot at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> From: Kimberley Shaw <skifoot at GMAIL.COM>
> Subject: Re: A novel combining wizardry and SignWriting!
> Date: Thursday, March 7, 2013, 6:46 AM
> Hello all:
> Andre has touched on something I'd daydreamed of -- "Handful of
> Spells" translated into other languages! I'd love to do simultaneous
> English / ASL readings from it, for example (me and a Deaf buddy.)
> But sorry, Andre -- at the moment it exists in written English only.
> Gues the pressure's on for me to put the opening chapter into ASL, eh?
> Best,
> Kim from Boston, the novelist
> On 3/6/13, André Thibeault <atg at videotron.ca> wrote:
>> Hi Kim and everyone,
>> Is it possible to read this book in English as well as in its written ASL
>> version, both at the same time?
>> Best regards,
>> André
>> Le 13-02-27 19:37, « Kimberley Shaw » <skifoot at GMAIL.COM> a écrit :
>>>Hello everyone:
>>>at long, long last ... my novel is available for the world to see and
>>> buy!
>>>What is this story? It tells of a mainstreamed kid, who isn't getting
>>>along so great in a hearing/speaking-only environment. The school she
>>>goes to is something like Harry Potter's Hogwarts, but in America.
>>>(After all, there must be *some* Deafs in the "Potterverse", right?
>>>And how can the American "Witch City" not have a magical school of its
>>>own?) But when she encounters magic-workers who talk and WRITE in Sign,
>>>everything changes for the better.
>>>It's called "A Handful of Spells", and I've been working on the
>>>manuscript since 2007. I do eventually want to find it a real
>>>publisher, but in the meanwhile, here is the self-published version:
>>>     http://www.harvard.com/index.php?/book/a_handful_of_spells
>>>     $15 per copy, for sale online.
>>>OR for those of you in the Boston / Cambridge MA area (USA), stop on
>>>by the store, admire the machine they print it on, and pick up a copy
>>>in person!
>>>All the best,
>>>Kimberley Shaw ("Kim from Boston")

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