Thursday Guest Bloggers My most unusual guest this Thursday is the Private Investigator team of Colleen Collins and Shaun Kaufman known as the Writing PIs. Active as investigators, instructors, advisers to crime writers, and authors in their own right, the Writing PIs are celebrating the release of How to Write a Dick: A Guide for …Read More
Archives for August 2011
Please join me at Chiseled in Rock blog where I’ve posted about why you need lots of reviews for your traditionally published or self-published books.
And I have a case of blogger brain freeze. I’ll catch up with you tomorrow at Chiseled in Rock blog.
The good news: Today and tomorrow will be more spend-most-of-the-day-on-novel-revisions days. I’m closing in on the final chapters. I’ll still have two more passes to make through the manuscript, but at least the hardest part will be done. I’ll squeeze in a visit to the Farmer’s Market on Saturday, of course. Can’t miss that. The …Read More
Mark Stevens is another one of those Colorado authors I love to talk about. As member and Program Chair of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, he already has a big job putting together together the excellent monthly programs for RMFW. On top of that, he has a real job in the real world (as opposed to …Read More
Tomorrow’s Guest Be very excited! My guest blogger tomorrow is Mark Stevens, author of the newly released Buried by the Roan, the second Allison Coil mystery (set in Colorado). Contests from Springfield Writers Guild Prizes for prose and poetry. For more information, visit the Springfield Writers Guild website. The 2011 contests and rules are here. …Read More
I’m over at Chiseled in Rock today with a post about how my characters tried to wrest control of my novel away from me and totally messed up my plot. By the way, if you live in the U.S., there’s still time to get yourself in the running for the two writers’ market books Northern …Read More
I spent about an hour at New West Fest in Fort Collins (CO) yesterday morning. I’d planned to take my camera, but didn’t. I’d planned to post fun photos in today’s post, but can’t. The main thing I got from the excursion was a good walk, a small cup of cookie dough gelato from the …Read More
Writing Book Giveaway at Northern Colorado Writers Facebook Page The two books we’ll be giving away to one lucky writer in the U.S. (because the books are kinda heavy for international mail) on the NCW Facebook page are: 2011 Novel and Short Story Writer’s Market 2011 Christian Writer’s Market Guide All you need to do …Read More
Today I’d like to introduce June Shaw, another mystery author from the Five Star/Cengage family. Since many of us exchange news and information on a Five Star Author Yahoo! Group, I get the chance to learn about new mystery releases way before they happen. Whenever possible, I recruit these authors to guest here because the …Read More