Thursday’s Guest My guest author tomorrow is historical novelist Mary Schoenecker. Her post is about family history and how it triggered ideas for her novels. This Week’s Blog Post LinksFrom Traditional Publishing to Self-Publishing: Should You Jump by John Barlow at Janet Rudolph’s Mystery Fanfare. Tattered Cover EBM Pricing is Ready by Dave Stover at …Read More
Archives for February 2012
It’s what you’ve been waiting for — a new episode of “Three Authors, Three Questions” at Chiseled in Rock blog. Come on by and see who agreed to join us for the February post.
Joy WritingBy Kenn AmdahlClearwater Publishing Company, Inc.ISBN: 978-0962781520Trade Paperback $12.95Kindle ebook $9.99 I wasn’t sure what to expect of a writing book from the author of There Are No Electrons: Electronics for Earthlings and Calculus for Cats (with Jim Loats, Ph.D.). There was nothing to fear. Joy Writing was fun to read, full of meaningful …Read More
Please welcome Nancy J. Cohen, an award-winning author who writes romance and mysteries. Her popular Bad Hair Day series features hairdresser Marla Shore, who solves crimes with wit and style under the sultry Florida sun. Several titles in this series have made the IMBA (Independent Mystery Booksellers Association) bestseller list, while Nancy’s imaginative sci-fi romances …Read More
Tomorrow’s Guest I’m pleased to have mystery author Nancy J. Cohen as my guest tomorrow. Her post offers suggestions for making our characters more interesting. Susan Spann’s Great News Remember my guest from last Thursday, Attorney Susan Spann? Her mystery series just sold to Thomas Dunne Books in a three book deal. Congratulations, Susan! The …Read More
Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope someone you love gives you chocolate… It’s time for the monthly report on new releases and other announcements from members of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. Please drop by Chiseled in Rock blog and check out the books. Believe me, we have something for almost everyone this month.
If you’ve never visited Kaye Barley’s blog at Meanderings and Muses, you’re in for a wonderful treat. Not only does Kaye feature guest posts from a long list of writer friends she’s made over the years, but she also writes enchanting posts about her life. The current series on building and organizing her library is …Read More
Ghost Under Foot: The Spirit of Mary Bell is available for pre-order from the publisher, Llewellyn Worldwide, and from most online booksellers. Although I haven’t personally met Kenneth’s ghost yet, I’m thinking it might be interesting to try. Mostly I’ve been afraid she might follow me home and try to move in. Of course, Katie …Read More
Three Reasons Why I Don’t Have a Serious Writerly Post Today: 1. I tried to write a funny article about how writers need to have a sense of humor about reviews. That turned out to be harder than I thought. 2. My car needs me to drive it to the car wash because a really …Read More
Susan Spann taught one of the Master Classes at the 2011 Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Colorado Gold Conference in Denver, and I was lucky enough to take that class. It was shocking to find out how much I didn’t know about contracts. Thanks to Susan, however, we have access to a great resource. There is …Read More