Did you ever come across someone and there are just so many coincidences you can't help but acknowledge and celebrate them? Not only was I a reader of Patti Callahan Henry's books, but then I found out we had the same publisher. And the same editor. And that she was born in Philadelphia, like me. So, how could I resist another opportunity to share Patti with all of you, to celebrate her eleventh … [Read more...] about Author Interview: Advice From New York Times Bestselling Author Patti Callahan Henry: “Understand Why You Are Telling This Story”
St. Martin's Press
How was I lucky enough to read an advance copy of AND THEN I FOUND YOU by Patti Callahan Henry? We share an editor—the wonderful Brenda Copeland at St. Martin's! And then, as luck would also have it, not only did Patti write a work of fiction laden with truths that hit all the right notes for me—family history, a little romance, a hopeful ending—but she is a very kind and generous author. Our … [Read more...] about Author Patti Callahan Henry Doesn't Think About Labels, She Focuses On Her Stories And The Craft Of Writing
Remember Samantha Hoffman and her book WHAT MORE COULD YOU WISH FOR? Well, when it gets a little closer to her August 7th publication date, I'll post a vlog -- a video blog -- with me and Sam talking about her book and publishing. As you will be able to tell, we worked very hard on the video. A vlog is serious business, folks. No, really. Serious business that required dinner and two glasses … [Read more...] about What Happens When Authors Attempt A Vlog? Bloopers!
One of the best parts of being an author is knowing, and in some cases being friends with, the people who are actually writing books that are being published. I would also say that one of the strangest things about being an author is knowing, and sometimes being friends with, the people who are actually writing books that are being published. I can go crazy trying to decide which books to read. … [Read more...] about What More Could You Wish For Than An Author-Friend Who Wrote Fabulous Women's Fiction? Irony And A Book Review!