Archive for July, 2006

How to Write Anyway When it’s Just Too Hot

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006

The whole country is experiencing extraordinary heat this summer and, at least for some of us, our traditionally hottest months are yet to come. Everyone is suffering. Those of us without central air conditioning or whose window units aren’t keeping up with the heat, must be creative. Some writers are contending with smoke and threats […]

Publishing Notes From Seattle

Monday, July 17th, 2006

My head is swimming with ideas to share with you this week. I’m returning home today from a large writers conference in the Pacific Northwest. I came here as a workshop leader and I also attended some great workshops—all the while, taking notes madly. No matter how long you’ve been in this business, you cannot […]

Book Promotion: Promoting Beyond Your Comfort Zone

Monday, July 3rd, 2006

What are you doing to promote your book(s)? Are you still trying to figure out a way to get them into bookstores? I field a lot of questions for freelance writers and authors each week through SPAWN (Small Publishers, Artists and Writers Network), through my Web site and via links from some of my published […]