What kind of lapsed blogger would I be if I didn't post my deals here first? I may be a slacker but I'm polite. xo Amy … [Read more...] about Fall Coaching
SUB TITLE: NOT WELL. I'm not sure this is what they meant by "doing the limbo" but there you have it. My proposal for Book 5 is off to my editor, two of writers have finished drafts of their novels, and I AM BORED. I can't/won't/shouldn't dive into the novel I want to write without a commitment from my publisher. Too much work. Too much dedication. Too much emotion. I am super proud, … [Read more...] about How I Handle Waiting.
The writing zone. I imagine it like one of those indoor trampoline parks (never been, my kids are adults) where it's likely you get so much momentum going you JUST. CAN'T. STOP. That's what happened to me yesterday -- and to a lesser extent day. Hours pass. I'm stiff from sitting. The creative energy surges. Words bounce around in my brain and land on the page. Brand new words. It's … [Read more...] about The Writing Zone
The cover for The Last Bathing Beauty exceeded my expectations, I finished my copyedits, and I visited my daughter in Chicago. You know what that means? I HAVE TIME FOR YOU! While I'm starting to write Book #5 and I'm awaiting my page proofs, I'm under no crazy, frantic deadlines -- please take advantage of that because it ends. It always ends. I would like nothing more than to add to my roster … [Read more...] about Is Your Story a Secret?