I could not remember the dead friend's last name. I realize this is a problem likely reserved for novelists, because if I had a dead friend, I'd probably recall her last name. At that point I hadn't written many pages of my third novel yet, but I had an outline and a short synopsis for my agent, and ideas jotted down on paper just for me. I rifled through all of it. Cooper. The last name was … [Read more...] about This Is My Brain On Index Cards
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Sometimes you just click with someone, and that's how it was for me and my friend, author Holly Robinson. I'm not sure even how or when we first connected, likely due to her first novel with NAL, The Wishing Hill, which was published around the same time as The Glass Wives. TODAY, Holly is launching her third novel with NAL, HAVEN LAKE (and has another coming out in the Fall, OMG). The best part … [Read more...] about Author Interview: Author Holly Robinson Talks About Emotion, Mystery, and Names—Oh My!
You won't be surprised to learn that I met Priscille Sibley on Backspace. You might be surprised to learn I read her novel when it had a different title and before Priscille had her current agent! How exciting it was for me to read it again in its final form. Another exciting thing is to introduce to you THE PROMISE OF STARDUST, which has a male protagonist (OH NO) but is clearly being marketed … [Read more...] about Author Priscille Sibley Says To Write Your Heart Out
Rita Plush is here with us on Women's Fiction Writers today to share her story of writing, querying, and publication. You're sure to be inspired by Rita and her determination to see LILY STEPS OUT in print. I know I am! Please welcome Rita to Women's Fiction Writers! Amy xo Lily Steps Out…Finally: My Journey To Publication By Rita Plush Back in the 70’s and early 80’s, with college-aged … [Read more...] about Guest Post: Author Rita Plush Shares Her Twelve-Year Journey To Publication