A platform is the publishing industry's term for how you will market your work. No matter what type of book you write or who publishes it, it's important to develop a…Blog What is a platform? 6 Likes
I have a love/hate relationship with Amazon, as most authors either do or should. There are a lot of things not to like, as is the case with any monolithic entity. They were founded on selling…Blog Supporting indie bookstores in the new publis 11 Likes Battle For The Title: Do Authors Know Best? Blog Battle For The Title: Do Authors Know Best? 6 Likes And the 5 finalists are . . .
Congratulations to the five finalists for the Seal Press publishing…Blog And the 5 finalists are . . . 12 Likes
When people find out I've written four novels, they often ask, "How in the world can you write an entire book?" For many aspiring novelists, the idea of writing hundreds of pages is so…Blog Tips for completing your manuscript (1 of 2 p 12 Likes My Five-Year Blog Journey: Lessons Learned
Today, as I sit at my corner desk looking out at the Vancouver rain, I struggle with the words for my latest blog post. It’s been five years now. A big anniversary. My blog is five years old.…Blog My Five-Year Blog Journey: Lessons Learned 6 Likes Connecting with What Matters Blog Connecting with What Matters 10 Likes From Self-Published to Published: A Highlight
It’s possible I got published because I liked somebody’s hat.
Let me back up a little.
I was 23 when I unexpectedly found myself in Palestine. Two years later, when I…
(Image found through Google Images; originally posted @…Blog WRITING WHILE FORTY--Parting is Such Sweet So 2 Likes pull yourself together i am having a tough time lately. strictly speaking, i'm way past middle age, as i doubt that i'll live to be much older than 80 or so. my energy level is so low that i have to check my pulse… Blog pull yourself together 3 Likes If Only For One Moment
If only for a moment—
the autumn breeze that parts back
palm leaves on the scalps
of natural bark were your
fingertips. The marigolds
that sway up and…Blog If Only For One Moment 1 Like Advice from New York Times Bestselling Author
I recently had the pleasure of meeting the delightful Guy Kawasaki, a popular speaker and author of 10 books, including Reality Check, The Art of the…Blog Advice from New York Times Bestselling Author 5 Likes
I like to think of memoir as a genre in its adolescence. Before…Blog A Brief History of the Memoir 3 Likes Brainstorming Session Tomorrow! New Publishi
Hi everyone -- this will be brief as I had a bad fall a few weeks ago and had to have surgery, so typing is a struggle, but after the lively debate over the past few days we thought we (Brooke…Blog Brainstorming Session Tomorrow! New Publishi 3 Likes Tinted Memoir Writing---and Why You Should Do Blog Tinted Memoir Writing---and Why You Should Do 25 Likes Memoir Is Not the Trauma Olympics
Something clicked for me when I read Susan Shapiro’s December 31 opinion piece in the…Blog Memoir Is Not the Trauma Olympics 23 Likes 4 New Year's Resolutions for Memoirists
Want to finish and publish your memoir this year? Here are four resolutions to knock your writing up a level to create a memoir of enduring value that readers want to read and publishers will…Blog 4 New Year's Resolutions for Memoirists 7 Likes
Memoir: The Story of the Transformation of the Self
By Theo Pauline Nestor
This spring I’ll be hosting the…Blog Memoir: The Story of the Transformation of th 13 Likes