I have TWO big announcements about the Word Weaver Writing Contest! But First… One of the kids in my Young Author’s Club was having trouble coming up with a character name for his story. Oh, you didn’t know I run a Young Author’s Club for grade school kids? Yep. It’s a freaking blast, too. YouContinue reading “Friday Flash Fiction Challenge: Let’s Spend The Night Together – PLUS: Update on the WORD WEAVER WRITING CONTEST!”
I’m interested in getting your thoughts about stuff I see and hear, quotes I read, stuff that passes as knowledge – and starting an authorey conversation. Succeed or fail, your name is on that book. You’d better love it. Every stinking word. I’m happy to say it’s been my experience that most of you tryContinue reading “What Do YOU Think?”
I wanted to be sure to market Poggibonsi: an Italian misadventure properly, so I did some studying. Poggi is a romance story, albeit an unconventional one. The main character, Mike Torino, falls hard for a woman, and I mean he falls HARD. The romantic scenes you’ll read in this story are some of theContinue reading “Find Romance With Me (Romance Readers, That Is)”
You finally worked up the nerve to ask a real, live bookstore to have you sign books at an event! Okay, you emailed them. But they replied and now you have a signing event! Woo hoo! Uh oh… A real live event.With people. Or worse, maybe with NO people. I can hear your heartContinue reading “9 Ways To Avoid A Humiliating Public Failure At Your Book Signing Event”
You can tell me. I’m good with secrets.
This week’s writing challenge looks kinda hard, so a LOT of you are not gonna wanna do it, but you’re ALL gonna wanna hear about the SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT. First, the writing challenge. Hey, no pain, no gain. Here is a road rage scene from the movie Marathon Man. Watch it… Okay, NOW what I want youContinue reading “WRITING CHALLENGE: See It, Write It – PLUS! A Special Announcement About My First Word Weaver WRITING CONTEST”
Don’t forget: BIG announcement tomorrow!! Be sure to check back! (Are you excited to see what it is? I am.) I’m interested in getting your thoughts about stuff I see and hear, quotes I read, stuff that passes as knowledge – and starting an authorey conversation. It really is, isn’t it? Putting your stuff outContinue reading “What Do YOU Think?”
Can’t wait to tell you. You’re gonna be excited. But we hafta wait ’til Friday. You can last two days. But If you want, you can guess.
This is just a sample of the positive feedback Poggibonsi: An Italian Misadventure is receiving. Not ALL the feedback is positive, but most of it is – and I’m grateful for all of it. You need honest, candid input from your beta readers! A typo here, a misplaced word there – stuff we needContinue reading “MORE Early Praise For Poggi!”
It’s almost time to publish Poggibponsi, and that can only mean one thing. I hafta do some marketing. And so do you. Because we all need to, all the time. So… how about I interview you for this site and you interview me for yours? Or I’ll just let you interview me for yours. I’mContinue reading “Wanna Get Interviewed – BY ME?”