Monthly Archives: February 2014

Goodreads for Writers

Hi. Barb here. Talking about Goodreads. Goodreads is the well-know social media site for readers, purchased by Amazon in March of 2013. It’s a great way to shelve and rate books as you read them, to keep track of books … Continue reading

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Can a Writer Retire?

Philip Roth, long one of my favorite writers, recently announced his retirement. In his apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side there’s reportedly a post-it note stuck on his computer screen that says, “The struggle with writing is over.” But how … Continue reading

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Rambling Musings on the Mistakes I’ve Made Along the Way to Being Published.

Al Lamanda:  You’ve sweated, stressed over, lost sleep because of, skipped meals, stood up friends and family, wrote, rewrote, gave up on, went back to, drank a bathtub amount of coffee over, and finally finished the book you started out to … Continue reading

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Editing … Killing Weasels and other Tweaks

I’m Lea Wait, and my mystery Tangled Threads is due March 1. Am I panicked? No, thank goodness. Am I finished writing? Well, the first ten or twenty drafts are done. The plot is as the plot will be, at … Continue reading

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MYSTERY AUTHOR GONE TO THE DOGS

Susan Vaughan here. It’s not yours truly gone to the dogs. I’ve never had more than one dog at a time, the current pup being a medium-size long-haired rescue named Sasha. I’m referring to David Rosenfelt, author of thrillers and … Continue reading

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