June 5, 2014

Who doesn’t wonder how to be a bestselling author on Amazon? But Amazon is where the Kindle is sold, and where Kindle books are sold. This month I’m doing a challenge and I hope you’ll join me! I went to #1 with How to Promote Your Children’s Book: Tips, Tricks, and Secrets to Create a Bestseller.  I earned…

June 4, 2014

Brain Burps About Books Lunch ‘n Learn with Author Katie DavisIt’s a 30 minute themed Q&A with children’s author Katie Davis. This week on the Lunch ‘n Learn we’ll talk about publishing on Kindle and the Kindle Challenge I’m about to start, and what you can learn about while doing it. You’ll learn how you…

June 4, 2014

You have seen (or read) The Princess Bride, right? As you wish, Peeps!    It’s what I try to do for you … try to anticipate your wishes. To do what you want, and give you what you need. If I could make you all into great writers and then––POOF!––great writerpreneurs, I would. But you have to…

May 5, 2014

The faculty was stellar and I’ve included who was there below because it was a seriously rocking group. The attendees were fantastic, and a special shout out to the organizers, Donna Boock, Kim Briggs, and Alison Green Myers, who did an amaaaazing job. We even talked about that in the car on the way home….

December 20, 2013

Ned Vizzini made me cry twice, the second time was today, when I read that he’d died at the young age of 32. That he was in such pain that he felt there was no other way out breaks my heart so, for his wife, for his son, and for anyone who has lost someone…

April 30, 2012

Today’s guest poetry poster is Irene Latham,  an award-winning author of two volumes of poetry and two novels. She also serves as poetry editor for Birmingham Arts Journal and contributes poems to Scholastic’s Storyworks and Scope magazines. Follow Irene on Twitter Follow Irene on Facebook Birmingham Arts Journal Here is Irene’s poetry post: Those who…

April 29, 2012

I “met” Greg Pincus, today’s guest poetry poster, when I came across his Fib poems and loved them. After years, I finally actually met him last summer. In person. For real. Don’t miss Greg’s site! Nor his social media focused site here. His original Fib post (that went viral and features that same first Fib)…

April 28, 2012

I am so happy Douglas Florian could join us as a guest poetry poster! He is an amazing artist, and an hysterically funny poet. Just read on, and you’ll see!   Writing poetry’s not hard. Grow a poetree in your yard. Feed it rhythm. Feed it rhyme. Feed it love most all the time. When…