Last week I had a long drive ahead of me so I went to my local library and scoured the shelves for audiobooks. I'm a huge fan of the medium and I've listened to all of David Sedaris's books and all of Jennifer Lancaster's books (except the last one, of which I read my SIGNED copy, thankyouverymuch) and Outlander by Diana Gabaldon and The Second Journey by Joan Anderson (which is the … [Read more...] about What Do You Want Readers To Say About Your Women's Fiction? Plus, a Great Listen Deserves A Great Review!
Hangs head in shame. Shuffles feet. Smiles and bats eyes. As you know, on August 18th, author Amy Hatvany's guest post was featured on Women's Fiction Writers. Well, what I'd forgotten was that not only did Amy write a guest post but she ALSO allowed me to interview her! So consider this the second half of a double-feature and welcome back the talented (and very forgiving) Amy … [Read more...] about Encore! Encore! Women's Fiction Author Amy Hatvany talks about Finding The Hook, Validating the Female Perspective and Believing in Your Work
If you think it's too late to start writing or get published...meet Claire Cook. I started reading Claire's books after seeing the movie, Must Love Dogs. It piqued my curiosity and I discovered there was more to Claire Cook than a movie (as if that's not enough). I've been a reader and fan ever since. Then, when I found Claire on Twitter --- I knew I'd struck women's fiction gold. She has been … [Read more...] about Author Claire Cook Talks About Ignoring Negativity and Living in Her Books
Dear Women's Fiction Writers friends, This is the 35th post on Women's Fiction Writers! Thank you all for being so excited and enthusiastic and engaged over the past four months! The best is yet to come...starting with another fabulous WF author on Thursday and plain old prose by me next Tuesday! I wrote this poem in 2009 and tweaked it for today. I'm no Hunchback of Neiman Marcus, but it … [Read more...] about An Aspiring Author's Poem and the 35th Post