Romance is a genre that doesn’t always get the respect it deserves, but the authors are laughing all the way to the bank. [Read more…]
I don’t normally post on Thursdays but I read all four of Ms. Ferrante’s novels, which are getting a lot of press right now. If you are thinking of reading the series, I did, and my review of the four books is here. See you tomorrow for our regular post on positive aging.
I know an author who is successful and sophisticated, but she’s wasting her Amazon.com author page. It lists her books, but that’s it. She hasn’t bothered to go to Author Central and personalize it.
This is a missed opportunity. If you were offered a little alcove for your books in the biggest bookstore in the world, wouldn’t you jump at the chance? [Read more…]
As you know, I’m embarrassed to write sex scenes. But as a writer, I have to keep up with the insatiable demands of my readers, [Read more…]
Self-publishing gets a bad name when indie authors fail to do the work. [Read more…]
Are you a lazy writer? Do you bore your reader? Yeah, I’m callin’ you out. [Read more…]
Writing critique groups can be an intense bummer, yet they’re critical to writing success. How to balance the good and the bad?
Greetings, Writers! I’m working on my sequel to Dakota Blues right now (working title Key Largo Blues), and I’m using this fabulous editing trick that works like a charm: [Read more…]
What if you faced the choice between losing your inheritance or saddling up for a journey of hundreds of miles on horseback – and you’re in your sixties? That’s the premise for As All My Fathers Were, the latest novel by my friend Jim Misko. We sat down recently to talk about the book and the writing life. [Read more…]