Here's the thing: I spend a lot of time online. I found author Wendy Wax online, although I can't tell you how or what I looking for at the time. But I can tell you that I thought -- who is this author and where has she been all my life? My first Wendy Wax read was Single in Suburbia. I read it because I am. I am single and I am in suburbia (often referred to as Mayberry). The book was both … [Read more...] about Guest Post by Author Wendy Wax: "Women's Fiction is Packed with Facts"
Sunday night I watched The Glee Project with my daughter. In the show, talented twenty-somethings compete for seven guest spots on GLEE. In each episode a regular cast member gives the contestants advice and a challenge. In this episode, the cast member, Max Adler, who plays Kurofsky, told the hopefuls they needed three things to make it in this (show) business. Passion. Persistence. … [Read more...] about The Three P's of Writing Women's Fiction
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