This wasn't my usual writer's workshop. (more…)
I enjoy meeting other writers and readers and horse lovers. If you hit that particular trifecta, we are paisan. If not, that's okay. We'll still have a grand time chatting. Everyone loves a good story. You can tell me your favorites. Also, very important: this schedule is subject to change. 2016 February 24 - Sisters in Crime "We Love Libraries" Award to Meriden Public Library at the Meriden ...
A trip to the Equus Film Festival in Gotham let me meet some superheroes - as well as their fans. Hello, again! Quick Update! We survived The Great Website and Domain Migration. Well, except for a few casualties, such as all the images from all the blog posts on both websites.Many are in the Gallery section of the dashboard, but not all. So, I need to replace them ...
I'm psyched to report the first twenty pages of my mystery-in-progress FATAL IMAGE won third place in the Mystery/Suspense category of the 2015 New England Readers Award for Unpublished Work. (more…)
Heat teamed with humidity is my Kryptonite. I hid under AC for years. Here's how I learned to enjoy/tolerate summer without living in a bubble. (more…)
Like Big Orange, I'm overwhelmed. I spent Saturday, May, 30, at the UPublishU conference associated with the 2015 Book Expo America in New York. One of the presentations included information about SEO, aka Search Engine Optimization. One of my many takeaways from the sessions is: Google penalizes websites with broken links. Great. Just great. (more…)
It's a noun, not a verb. A few years ago, a young marketing exec joined one of my local writers' groups. Jennifer Fusco was determined to write fiction for publication, so she joined Connecticut Romance Writers Association (CTRWA). A North Carolina native, she spoke in a southern accent like mine, so we hit it off. Jennifer soon became a member of the CTRWA board, then served a ...
Do-It-Yourself is great, until you get in over your head. (more…)
He doesn't mean reading his. Most of my writer pals step up to smile at the camera's unblinking eye. God bless 'em. I sure have a terrible time doing it. Maybe it's a holdover from my old job? (more…)
Book Expo America is a huge trade show with lots to see and do. Before you go, you need to make a plan and have a strategy. (more…)