How Do I Write a Query? Guest blog post by Heather Kindt

From time to time on the blog, we’ll ask a friend to step up and share some insights into the writing process. Heather Kindt, winner of the July 2018 Word Weaver Writing Contest, was recently signed by Parliament House Press, a publisher here in Florida. Part of the process of getting signed was writing aContinue reading “How Do I Write a Query? Guest blog post by Heather Kindt”

Buy Jenifer’s Book (PLEASE)

Gang, you are gonna LOVE The Intern by Jenifer Ruff. Jenifer is a friend of the blog, and she is part of our horror anthology, a celebrity judge in our writing contests… but more than that, THIS psychological thriller is her best book yet – and she’s had quite a few good books. Here’s theContinue reading “Buy Jenifer’s Book (PLEASE)”

You have questions. Ask away.

This blog has long been a friendly place to come and learn, and what better way to learn than to ask? You have questions. Writer stuff, marketing, motivation, you name it. ASK ME Your questions. Your challenges. Your issues. If I don’t know, we’ll put it out to my vast network of author friends andContinue reading “You have questions. Ask away.”

a BIG smile

I started sending out beta reader copies of my new murder mystery Double Blind to people… …almost immediately I started getting emails back. Uh-oh, what’s wrong??? NOTHING. “It’s like a Michael Crichton novel!” – LM “I love the way it started – and now I’m already on chapter 9!” – CH “I’m enjoying this veryContinue reading “a BIG smile”

Who likes to try before they buy? Get your 13 FREE bonus stories when you pre-order Death and Damages box set now: Just pre-order for only 99 cents and send your proof of purchase to Pre-order Now! The Death and Damages Limited Edition Box Set has 25 adventures full of captivating conundrums, hair-raising homicides, and suspenseful secrets from New YorkContinue reading “Who likes to try before they buy?”

Be a Beta Reader for my NEW murder mystery “Double Blind”

Hello again, gang! I’m looking for a few folks to check out my new murder mystery novel called Double Blind, part of the “Death and Damages” box set. All month I’ve been positing sample chapters from the other authors; now YOU can read my full book as a beta reader! If you are interested, CONTACTContinue reading “Be a Beta Reader for my NEW murder mystery “Double Blind””

GUESS who’s birthday it is?

NOT MINE. LUCY’S! Followers of Lucy’ Brazier’s blog or Twitter or Facebook or whatever will no doubt think YESTERDAY was her birthday, as I did. And it was only this morning that she explained TODAY is her birthday. Well why do we care either way?   A few reasons.   First, as a friend ofContinue reading “GUESS who’s birthday it is?”

What are the three Rs of writing?

I was fortunate enough to spend an hour yesterday on the phone with a new author friend who had made the New York Times bestseller list four times. As we were wrapping up the phone call, she said, “Don’t forget the 3Rs of writing.” I said I wouldn’t! I can’t. I don’t know what theyContinue reading “What are the three Rs of writing?”

SNEAK PEEK Maggie Carpenter’s “The Scarlet Stiletto”

I am thrilled to have been invited to participate in the “Death & Damages” box set anthology with a stable of talented bestselling authors like the one you are about to meet. These amazing writers have graciously agreed to let my blog readers share in an exclusive interview AND get a sneak peek at theContinue reading “SNEAK PEEK Maggie Carpenter’s “The Scarlet Stiletto””