Author, Writing

Kudos to these top commenters!

In the golden age of personal blogging, each of my posts elicited numerous comments. Now, I'm happy to see three or four. I've fallen into that blog comment laziness myself, so I can't complain. Today, because I appreciate their efforts immensely, I'm highlighting the three women who currently hold the top three comment totals on… Continue reading Kudos to these top commenters!

Author, Book Reviews, My Books, Writing

Christa Polkinhorn is talking about me!

Since I confused a lot of you on Tuesday, I'm playing it safe today. So I'll just let you know that Christa Polkinhorn is talking about me on her blog today. Also, I'll say thank you to those who signed up for my newsletter after they saw my announcement about the June issue on Facebook… Continue reading Christa Polkinhorn is talking about me!

Author, Author Interviews, Books, Guest Post

Persecuted by my characters!

My guest today is author Christa Polkinhorn. I "met" Christa online a couple of years ago. Since then she's answered about a million of my questions, served as a beta reader, and been an all-around A+ supporter of my work. I'd say it's about time I let her speak to you here. Please welcome Christa… Continue reading Persecuted by my characters!

Author, Fiction, My Books, Novel, Promotion, Writing

The Next Big Thing

Author Christa Polkinhorn, tagged me to answer these questions about my work in progress. This author meme is called The Next Big Thing. Please read Christa's responses about Emilia, her next big thing. At the end of  this post, you'll see who I've tagged. What is the working title of your next book? It's titled An Illusion… Continue reading The Next Big Thing

Editing, My Books, Writing

Impatience and writing don’t mix!

I've been more aware of my impatience writing this last novel. Losing three months due to illness, made me feel rushed to get back on schedule. It didn't matter that the schedule was self-imposed. I’d hoped to streamline my concept-to-publishing timeline this time. But haste makes waste—or typos, at least. Eventually, after much writing, editing,… Continue reading Impatience and writing don’t mix!