Profile of Word Weaver Writing Contest: The Third of Three 3rd PLACE WINNERS, “Ice Cream” by Geoff Le Pard

What goes on inside the writerly mind? Let’s sit down with one of our Word Weaver Writing Contest 3rd place winners, Geoff Le Pard, and find out.   If you follow the blog, you’ll recognize the name Geoff Le Pard as the 1st place winner of our March Word Weaver Writing Contest. That doesn’t meanContinue reading “Profile of Word Weaver Writing Contest: The Third of Three 3rd PLACE WINNERS, “Ice Cream” by Geoff Le Pard”

Profile of Word Weaver Writing Contest: The Second of Three 3rd PLACE WINNERS, “Spirit Lake” by Sharon K. Connell

What goes on inside the writerly mind? Let’s sit down with one of our Word Weaver Writing Contest 3rd place winners, Sharon K. Connell, and find out.   DAN: Did you write your story for the contest or was it part of a larger piece or something you had written before? SHARON K. CONNELL: ThisContinue reading “Profile of Word Weaver Writing Contest: The Second of Three 3rd PLACE WINNERS, “Spirit Lake” by Sharon K. Connell”

Profile of Word Weaver Writing Contest 2nd PLACE WINNER: “Where The Black Tree Grows” by MD Walker

What goes on inside the writerly mind? Let’s sit down with our Word Weaver Writing Contest 2nd place winner, MD Walker, and find out.   MD WALKER DAN: Did you write your story for the contest or was it part of a larger piece or something you had written before? MD: I wrote this story specificallyContinue reading “Profile of Word Weaver Writing Contest 2nd PLACE WINNER: “Where The Black Tree Grows” by MD Walker”

Profile of Word Weaver Writing Contest 1st PLACE WINNER: “Devils Hollow Holy Water” by Adele Marie Park

What goes on inside the writerly mind? Let’s sit down with our Word Weaver Writing Contest 1st place winner, Adele Marie Park, and find out.   (Like all our winner’s profiles, when they answered these questions, they did not yet know what place they had taken in the contest.) DAN: Did you write your story forContinue reading “Profile of Word Weaver Writing Contest 1st PLACE WINNER: “Devils Hollow Holy Water” by Adele Marie Park”

What about this? (And don’t be sexist or politically correct just be HONEST)

The other day, we were asking you to choose between two blurbs and two tag lines. Then I got this message. Dear Dan, I would put the first names of the detectives because I think one is a woman and if I know that up front I’m more likely to buy the book. So maybeContinue reading “What about this? (And don’t be sexist or politically correct just be HONEST)”

Tag Line and Blurb update: Here’s how awesome you guys are!

CAN I JUST SAY: YOU GUYS ROCK! Earlier today I posted about wanting some help with my tag lines and blurb for an upcoming book. You guys generously poured out to help. In my newsletter, a blog post, and my Facebook author page and personal page, I basically sent the same information out. The replyContinue reading “Tag Line and Blurb update: Here’s how awesome you guys are!”

Help me with a Blurb and Tag Line for my new murder mystery novel! Vote now!

It’s almost that time again! I have a new murder mystery coming out and I need some help with the tag line and blurb (the book’s back cover description). YOUR INPUT COULD BE CRITICAL! Tell me which of the following tag lines you prefer, and then which blurb. Then feel free to offer your ownContinue reading “Help me with a Blurb and Tag Line for my new murder mystery novel! Vote now!”