Archive for the 'Guest Blogger' Category

Canadian Author Says Giving is the Key to More Satisfying Relationships

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

Roger Ellerton PhD, CMC is the author of Win-Win Influence: How to Enhance Your Personal and Business Relationships. He describes his book by first quoting Zig Zigler: “You can get anything in the world that you want, if you help somebody else get something they want.” Roger explains, “Whether you are a parent, son/daughter, friend, […]

Secrets of a Novelist–Raven West

Friday, November 9th, 2012

This is the last in my weeklong series featuring novelists and how they approach their writing. I’ve been writing as Raven West since 2001 when First Class Male was published by Lighthouse Press. The publisher also took over the publication of my first novel; Red Wine for Breakfast and also published Journey to Dimension Nine, […]

Writing Awards Spurs on This Writer of Westerns

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

I’d like to introduce Kathleen Ewing, freelance and fiction writer, Prescott Valley, AZ The novel bug bit hard when the first chapter of my novel Hang the Moon won the 2008 CNW/FFWA Writing Competition, Fiction—Novel Chapter. I admitted to some self-doubt. One entry, one win could be a fluke. Four more submissions, four more awards. […]

Hope Clark Writes Novels From Experience

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

My name is C. Hope Clark and I have a Jekyll and Hyde persona in the writing world. By day I’m founder of FundsforWriters, a resource for writers which includes a website that’s been designated on the 101 Best Websites for Writers list by Writer’s Digest for 12 years, and newsletters that reach 40,000 readers. […]

Wendy Dager’s Novel-Writing Secrets

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

This is my second interview with novelists this week. I’d like to introduce Wendy Dager. I’m professional freelance writer Wendy Dager. I’ve written and sold button slogans, greeting card copy, press releases, articles, advertorials, short stories, a biweekly newspaper opinion column, two novels and more. My humorous mystery novel I Murdered the PTA was a […]

Novelist, Margaret Brownley

Monday, November 5th, 2012

This is the first in my series of interviews with novelists. Every day this week, I’ll feature a different writer of fiction. Today, I’d like to introduce Margaret Brownley. Hi everyone, First, I want to thank Patricia for kindly inviting me to visit today. My writing career began, and ended, early. I wrote my first […]

Does Your Book Promotion Toolkit Have the Right Tools for Success?

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Today, we welcome guest blogger, Sandra Beckwith: In today’s publishing environment, writing and publishing a book isn’t enough. It’s a huge accomplishment, for sure, but it’s just the start. Whether today’s authors have a printed version or an e-book, whether they’re traditionally published or have gone the indie route, they also have to promote their […]

An Author’s Attempt at Organization

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Please welcome Guest Blogger: C. Hope Clark When I promote my new mystery release Lowcountry Bribe, A Carolina Slade Mystery, I’m asked often how I organize my time. See, I’m known for, which has been around for thirteen years and selected by Writer’s Digest for its 101 Best Websites for Writers for twelve. I’m […]

Practical or Passionate? –Guest Blogger Sandra Murphy

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Not long ago I stayed up until three in the morning just to see George Clooney interviewed by James Lipton on Inside the Actors Studio. Clooney talked about all his films and the usual stuff and then was asked about the variety of his movies. He acted in Ocean’s Eleven and then made a little […]

Finding Your Markets — Guest Blogger

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

I’d like to welcome my friend and avid freelance writer, Kathleen Ewing as guest blogger this morning. She offers some great advice for finding writing markets. Heed her suggestions and you’ll surely increase your article/story sales. Finding Your Markets–by Kathleen Ewing Before you fork over a chunk of money to subscribe to a writer’s market […]