In case you couldn’t attend, here is a wonderful recap of the Writers Circle Speaker Series talk I gave last weekend about self-publishing.
Why the beginning is not always the best place to begin. You’ve thought about it forever, and this is it. You’re jumping in. You’re writing your first book! So what do you do? Put on a shabby sweater, pour yourself a scotch and open a new doc on your laptop. Then—it dawns on you. You […]
This time of year, we writers can’t help but look back and feel good about the writing progress we’ve made. Whether we took small steps forward or big ones, each one steers us closer toward our writing goals. So, now’s the time to celebrate your hard work and feel good about what you’ve accomplished. Here […]
For some reason, the idea of creative risk-taking keeps coming to mind today. I usually think about it when I hear Bohemian Rhapsody and remember what Queen’s agent said to the band (in the movie) when they wanted to record it as a single: “Opera? Six minutes long? No radio station will ever play it.” […]
I’m so excited to announce that I will be presenting at this year’s Morristown Festival of Books in Morristown, NJ on October 12th at 4pm! I’ll be sharing an abridged version of my Self-Publish Like A Pro workshop and I’d be thrilled to see you! Immediately following the presentation, I’ll be signing copies of THE […]
As part of the #authorsagainstborderabuse initiative, organized by author Jessica Keener, I am one of over 100 authors (and counting!) who are donating consultation time and book club appearances to raise money for organizations fighting kids in cages and border abuse. The first 3 people to reach out to me requesting a self-publishing or book marketing consultation […]
One of the great joys of speaking at a writer’s conference is meeting new authors. Many are starting their writing career, and they’re often seeking advice. While I’m certainly no expert, I seem to have a firsthand grasp of the pitfalls. From my experience, this is my advice. On How To Start: If you haven’t […]