Happy Valentine's Day! It's with lots of love for you, blog readers, that I share this with you today! I didn't think St. Martin's Press could possibly give my third novel a cover I loved more than the first two. I mean, truly. I'll be back this weekend with more Writing Life posts! I just finished copy edits for Left To Chance and I'm busy writing The Last Bathing Beauty, but I miss … [Read more...] about Cover Reveal for Left To Chance
Writers are readers. Or, they should be. Those of us fortunate enough to be published have readers of our own, and we're readers for others, aren't we? We're fans! That's why Tall Poppy Writers has created a readers' group, because not only can we embrace our readers in this new group, but so we can BE embraced by some of our favorite authors! . The page will be all about books! Tall Poppy … [Read more...] about Writers Read!
What's the story with backstory, right? FIND OUT! Click here to register for the FREE WEBINAR (see? some of the best things in life ARE free) with Lisa Cron and Jennie Nash, and I will be there too! Sign up even if you can't be there in person, because registrants will get the webinar emailed to them when it ends! I've worked with Jennie and Lisa and Story Genius and Author Accelerator writers … [Read more...] about What’s the story with backstory? Free Webinar with Lisa Cron and Jennie Nash!
Carrie Fisher was my second cousin. I never met her. I had emailed a few times over my writer-lifetime, but to the best of my knowledge she had nothing to do with her father, Eddie Fisher's family. I was never looking for a high-profile connection, just a regular one. I never expected a reply, and the relationship had again been relegated to party banter and Amy-trivia. (It's about all I've … [Read more...] about It’s Always About Writing, Princess