Archive for March, 2011

Who’s That Girl?

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Over a year ago I set out to write a series called “Ladies of the Pen” about three women—Suzanne, Noreen and Claudia. As each book featuring a different woman hit the shelves, I was thrilled by the warm reception by readers. Right now I should be talking about Claudia Madison whose book BENEATH THE […]

Pages of Passion: The Soundtrack

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Aretha Franklin, aka The Queen of Soul, turned sixty-nine last Friday (March 25th) and since she was a major influence on the feel and mood of PAGES OF PASSION, I thought I’d let you listen to the soundtrack I created for this book. Let’s go a little old school.

Noreen’s song at karaoke night:
“(You Make Me […]

No need to fear

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Amanda Hocking is going to be okay (silly of me to doubt it). In her recent blog post: she explains why she took a traditional deal and it makes perfect sense. She’s clearly a savvy businesswoman and I say Bravo!
Dean Wesley Smith agrees.
It’s wonderful that another author is showing that you can balance going it […]

Authors Gone Wild

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

You know I had to come back. Especially when such great industry news is swirling. First bestselling author Barry Eisler turns down a $500,000 advance to self publish. (It’s long post so take your time)
Then self publishing phemon Amanda Hocking is looking for a NY publisher (and there are talks of a million […]

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