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Setting up your author platform

Nothing else will sell your book to an agent or publisher like the idea that you have already set up the marketing and they simply need to cash in on it. 1,415 more words


200 Words With Poet and Publisher Jane Seitel

The poetry group I help co-organize, Living Poetry, just celebrated its 8th anniversary this month. With more than 700 members, you can imagine I meet a number of interesting people. 1,008 more words

North Carolina Writers

Queries, Synopses and Agents, oh my!

The Voice was one of my favorite shows. (That’s past-tense because we were in the UK at the time and had ‘live’ tv which we will probably never have here in the US, cause I can do without the ads and cable news for like, forever.) 526 more words

Writing to Market- What Does it Mean?

Should a novelist write to market? Should they avoid writing to market like the plague? Should they write to trend or to tropes? What does it all mean? 1,189 more words


January's Frenetic Frenzy

It seems as though, every January, my brain does a somersault in my head, then begins spinning in a swirling tornado and decides that now is the time to make, create, accomplish something amazing. 371 more words


The Ideas Man.

Some people are ideas people and some of us are executers. This is the conclusion I am coming to. I have been struggling with work on my second book, loosely titled Behind the Wall, for weeks. 340 more words


Thank you so much to everyone who helped me celebrate the cover reveal for The Great Hibernation, illustrated by Rebecca Green, and to everyone who entered my ARC giveaway… 96 more words

Middle Grade