July 28, 2011

Last night’s webinar with Deborah Halverson, “Four Fixes for a ‘Flat’ Story” was incredible! Yes, we had some technical difficulties, but considering it was the first one I’ve run, and Deb and I live on opposite coasts, I thought it went AWESOME! (coming soon: a downloadable recording of the webinar!) But don’t believe me, here…

July 27, 2011

Today’s guest is Chris Finan is the president of the American Booksellers for Freedom of Expression. Subscribe for: iPod, iPhone & iTunes / Zune / Android Click here to download. In this episode you’ll hear me, freaking out because tomorrow is the first webinar I’ve ever run! my upcoming new eBook, How to Promote Your…

July 26, 2011

I have guilt. I haven’t gotten everything I wanted to get done in the past weeks. But have I done everything I needed to do? Mostly. But I do feel like I’ve let my readers down a bit while my kids were away for 2 weeks, and I’ve been trying to get it all done….

July 24, 2011

I always think that short stories are the hardest to write. You have to have a good plot that resolves in very few pages, fully drawn characters, and the pacing of a story arc that is satisfying in a little blip of a moment. That, to me, is a huge challenge. The video here is…