Archive for March, 2008

Off to New York

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

I’m taking a break this week to enjoy my time at a writer’s conference in NY. I’ll tell you about it when I return.

Write your own fake memoir

Friday, March 21st, 2008

Farewell…
First let me be serious and say rest in peace to science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke who died this week at the age of 90. Find out about his life here.

Now for some frivolity.

Make money as a fake
If you want to get your less than truthful memoir published and be like Misha Defonseca who […]

Author Rejection: The real story…sort of

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

I know many of us have felt this way in the wake of a rejection (okay perhaps not this bitter but close). I hope you get a laugh by watching this clip from the British sitcom Black Books.

Beating Frustration

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

I always reach a panic stage when I’m writing a novel. I hit the “What the hell am I doing?” “Can I really pull this off?” stage and this can happen at any point–in the beginning, middle or end of a project. You’d think I would have defeated this by now. But it happens every […]

Interview with DeVonshae Person

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

Authors meet each other in different ways: at conferences, workshops, retreats, through group blogs or as fans. I happened to be introduced to DeVonshae Person because of a fluke. She was in her local Target and saw that the cover of my book Taming Mariella was identical to her book title It All Falls […]

Visiting

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

Today I’m blogging at Access Romance. Stop by for a chance to win an autographed copy of Taming Mariella and a deluxe triple lipstick purse.

In our thoughts

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

Two tragedies happened in late February.
One, author Maggie Shayne’s house burned. You can read her inspiring blog What Remains to discover what happened and how she’s handling it.
Also author Nora Robert’s hotel burned.
Please remember them in your thoughts and if you like vampire fiction or paranormal romance buy their books. Yes, I know […]


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