• July 2014
    Thanks, Patricia, for this insightful post. It is daunting to write about those people who lived in our lives, sometimes larger than life, but did not outlive us. The "shimmering threshold in between" -- yes, that's it, isn't it? Timely for me in my...
  • February 2013
    Wow, what great info and super timely for me. I've got a memoir coming out in June from Knopf, and after watching their webinar on video, I did create a book trailer and uploaded it to YouTube (http://youtu.be/mpH_z5YGIKA) but I had no idea of all...
  • January 2013
    This is not only fantastic advice, but the image of putting on the glasses with a "tint" you choose is really helpful. And frankly, I wish I had read this post before I wrote my own memoir! Focusing on a single issue isn't skirting the truth, as I...
  • Mardi Link commented on her article 5 Reasons to Fight the Fear
    November 2012
    I know what you mean. But perseverance helps so good for you for sending your work out in spite of the fear. Joy beats fear and anxiety every time!
  • November 2012
    Thank you. Thank you for taking the time and effort to rescue the terrified little kitten from the boat's engine and thank you for the reminder about moving past fear. My own take to submitting is bi-polar. It takes me forever to do it because I'm...
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  • October 2012
    Does your book include an author promotion calendar? I'm 10 months out from publication on my memoir and would really like to start planning for what I can do to augment the marketing and p.r. work of my publisher.
  • August 2010
    Do agents ever get blurbs? They should and here's mine for Erin: I hired her for a consult this past spring on how to break up w/ my agent and secure a new, more active one. Not only did her advice get me my number one choice, that new agent just...
  • February 2010

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