Archive for April, 2008

Advice for New Authors

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

Are you a newbie author? Then this link is for you.
Read what established authors have to say about keeping a writing career in Advice to Myself as a Newbie Author.

Interview with Sarah Tieck

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

Sarah Tieck is a professional writer, editor and teacher based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. I decided to interview her because after a number of years of correspondence, I found her views about writing and being a writer held such wisdom I thought they would benefit others. I hope you enjoy!
1. What is the number one reason […]

Should You Save Your Rejection Letters?

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

I know, I know you don’t want rejection letters in the first place. But if you do get them what do you do? Save them, burn them, give them to the dog, attach them to your chest then threaten to jump off a cliff?
Okay that is an extreme response, but what should a writer do […]

How Dorchester Creates Romance Covers

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

Find out how Dorchester Publishing creates their eye-catching covers by watching this clip of how New York Times bestselling author C.L. Wilson’s book goes from design concept to book cover.


Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

Southern Fried Chicas has a fun blog about author burnout. It’s a real dilemma faced by many who’ve struggled for years to get published then fizzle out under the realities of being an author.
Here’s a newsflash. Once you’re published it’s no longer just about writing. Suddenly, you’re running a business. Your business is entertainment (fiction) […]

Five Things I Learned in New York

Friday, April 4th, 2008

I had a great time at the writer’s conference in New York. There were many industry professionals willing to share their insight about the changing publishing climate. Here are five points I’d like to share with you.
1. When you’re just starting out don’t worry about publicity (a website is fine, a publicist is too much). […]


Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Today I’m over at Access Romance talking about literary hoaxes.

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