This weekend I had the pleasure of serving on a panel for a Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers program held at the Arvada Public Library in Arvada, Colorado. The two-hour program was well-attended and the discussion was lively and informative. We were talking about marketing our books, from hard covers to ebooks, in this fast-changing publishing …Read More
Archives for October 2010
I’m guest blogging about the Northern Colorado Writers Retreat today at Stephen Tremp’s Breakthrough Blogs. Bring your coffee and come on over.
This is a pit stop on Marvin’s Hugs Therapy Virtual Tour 2010. It’s not easy to review a friend’s book, even an online blogger friend I’ve never met in person. What would I say if I hated the plot, despised the characters, and thought the writing was really bad? It’s also difficult for me to …Read More
Tomorrow’s Special Feature I’ll have a short review of Marvin D. Wilson’s new release, Beware the Devil’s Hug. Marvin is doing the Hugs Therapy Virtual Tour for the novel. Meanwhile, here’s the book trailer to whet your appetite (but beware, there’s a bit of adult material in here). Where I’ll Be on FridayI’ve written a …Read More
Today is the official release date for Alex’s debut sci fi novel, CassaStar, and I’m one of the bloggers featuring the CassaStar book trailer today. It’s a good one! For more information about Alex and CassaStar, visit his blog. He’s currently doing a blog book tour, and here’s the schedule.
A quick weekend in San Francisco to visit our 18-month-old granddaughter included a little zoo time, and a lot of playground time. The highlights: This giraffe at the San Francisco Zoo And this goat in the petting zoo, just hanging out and taking it easy One of the beautiful carousels in San Francisco is The …Read More
Many of you already know about C. Hope Clark’s Funds for Writers website and newsletter. This is the go to place to learn about grants, contests, and other opportunities for writers to fund their writing projects. When writer friend Tim Northburg was searching Funds for Writers for ways to finance hiring a professional editor for …Read More
I’m pleased to present Alex J. Cavanaugh as my guest blogger today. He’s three days into his blog book tour for his debut sci fi novel, CassaStar. If you want to follow Alex’s tour, here’s the link to his full schedule. His next stop is on the 17th at Edi’s Book Lighthouse. Welcome, Alex. I’m …Read More
The Blood-Red Pencil My post on where story ideas come from is up today at The Blood-Red Pencil. I hope you’ll stop by and see the oddball ideas that came out of a recent meeting with my local critique group. Tomorrow’s Guest I’m excited to have Alex J. Cavanaugh here tomorrow as he makes the …Read More
My guest today is Jacqueline Seewald, who writes women’s romance and historical romance as well as books for children and young adults. Since most of us who write toy with the idea of writing for a younger audience from time to time, I’m especially pleased that Jacqueline chose this topic for her post. ————————- Writing …Read More