May 31, 2011

After a long weekend getting back into the swing of things isn’t always easy! BIC = Butt In Chair! Jane Yolen‘s famous words of advice is the obvious first step! Write anything. Stumped on that picture book you’re working on? Have an idea and are daunted by how to begin? Write a how to. How…

May 28, 2011

I don’t remember where I read this, but someone very smart said, “If you want to be a writer, don’t. If you need to be a writer, do.” Remember that when facing the blank page/screen!

May 26, 2011

We have all said some version of this: “She wants to have her cake and eat it, too.” This drives me crazy. Why? Because it makes no sense. Of course you can have your cake and then eat it. People do it every day. But the expression is about wanting to have everything, whether physics…

Tropical beach
May 25, 2011

In this episode you will get to listen to my and Jerry’s interview while we were in Grand Cayman, plus indie writer’s marketing questions answered! Subscribe for: iPod, iPhone & iTunes / Zune / Android Or click here to download. In this episode you’ll hear Jerry and me talking to Sterling Dwayne Ebanks, host of…

May 24, 2011

Don’t miss my offer below! Now back to our regularly scheduled post… Where was I? Oh yes, Maureen’s brilliance. And no, I’m not talking about her books, though they are to be admired as well. I’m talking about the brilliance of her getting people aware of Shelterbox. As their site states, “We respond instantly to…