Before the Hanukkah-Christmas-Kwanzaa-New Year's Eve-winter break-travel frenzy envelopes us one hundred percent, I wanted to look back at the past nine months of Women's Fiction Writers. First I'll say... WHOA, BABY! and then... WATCH OUT 2012, HERE WE COME! What started as my hopeful attempt to reach women's fiction writers and authors has become a full-fledged destination blog where the craft … [Read more...] about Gearing Up for 2012 With Women's Fiction Writers
I met Lisa Patton a few years ago online after reading Whistlin' Dixie in a Nor'easter (I have to cheat and look at the cover to know where to put the apostrophes) and then Googling and finding out that she was a member of Backspace -- which meant I emailed her with even more fervor than my usual gottawritetothisauthor fervor. Lisa was generous in emailing with me about writing while mothering her … [Read more...] about Women's Fiction Author Lisa Patton Talks About Perseverance, Pantsing and Her Publishing Journey
Nothing. Except today my book deal was announced so I had a whoopie pie! (I opt for sweets over alcohol every.single.time!) And, I received these beautiful flowers from my bff and her family. All in all, a delicious, fulfilling, humbling-beyond-belief kind of day -- the first of many I'm thinking - although I'm going to save whoopie pie consumption for only the most auspicious occasions. Here's … [Read more...] about What do a book deal, a whoopie pie and a bouquet of flowers have in common?