Today I’m thrilled to be guest blogging on changeitupediting.com – home of Candace Johnson, the fiercest comma-wielding copyeditor west of the Atlantic. Check out her blog where you’ll find a steady stream of writing tips and industry news. My post today is for anyone who is eager to make real change this year, whether it’s in their writing life or beyond that. Don’t wait for the right time to do it. Do it now!
Wow, what a weekend at the Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop ! Last weekend, I attended the EBWW in Dayton, Ohio to teach two classes. It was such a privilege to work with so many talented, passionate and dedicated writers. The spirit of Erma was everywhere. As Erma said, “It takes a lot of courage to […]
I’m so excited about this event! The JCC of Central NJ has invited me to speak at their incredible author series, and it’s happening April 22, at 7:30 pm ET. I’ll be in conversation with my dear friend Marci Kleinberg-Bandelli. Not only is Marci one of my first readers, as a compassionate therapist, she provides great insight […]
Join me at the Montclair Literary Festival on March 29th at 11:30 for The Ultimate Book Marketing Workshop! Please Note: This event has been postponed until September 2020. New details to come. Get Your Books Noticed & Increase Sales in 90 minutes When authors ask, “Do I really need to market my book?” There’s only […]
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 […]
Even as I type out that headline, I can’t believe it. My modest self-published thriller—who would’ve thunk it? The thing that caused years of frustration and disappointment is now responsible for unexpected squeals and ripples of joy. To mark this occasion, I recently sat down to answer some of my most frequently asked reader questions. […]