Tag Archives: writing

So you want to be a writer? A Beginner’s Guide.

People have often said to me, “I’ve always wanted to be a writer, but I’ve never tried because … [insert excuse.]” If you’re one of those people, I totally understand where you’re coming from. 100%. For most of my life, … Continue reading

Posted in Writing Tips | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Coffee & Conversation with Susan Raab of Raab Associates

Happy Friday, everyone! With our Spring: From the Bay to the Mountains Regional Conference now five weeks away … wow, seriously, only five weeks? … we’re kicking things off with our first Coffee & Conversation interview! First up is Susan Raab, president of Raab Associates which is … Continue reading

Posted in Conference Information, Interviews: Agents & Editors | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Coffee & Conversation with David Teague

With only six more weeks until the On the Road to Sparkling Literature Conference on September 20-21, you know what that means, right? Another series of awesome speaker interviews! We’re kicking things off with David Teague joining us in the cyber café and … Continue reading

Posted in Conference Information, Interviews: Authors | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

When It’s Not Your Writing Season

Things I’ve learned while training for my first marathon: 1. “I’ll do my work first and then run later” usually translates to “I’ll most likely miss my run today and then feel like crap about it later.” 2. Ice baths are … Continue reading

Posted in Conference Information, Illustrating & Cover Art Tips, Writing Tips | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Lessons to learn from Author Anonymous: Read what you love

Have you seen Authors Anonymous? I’ve never heard about it until I saw it at a Red Box. When a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers accept Hannah into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success. Can … Continue reading

Posted in Writing Tips | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments