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…

June 1, 2014

Last weekend was Memorial Day weekend. Did you have a good one? I took two whole days off. I don’t usually do that. But I really felt I needed to allow my brain to rest. My back’s been out of whack, too, and I just had to refresh everything. One way I’m going to refresh…

Dancing With the Devil
May 24, 2014

Please check out my guest post today at the blog of my dear friend, the talent author and illustrator, Elizabeth O. Dulemba – click here! Plus you can win a prize … a signed and dedicated copy of my young adult novel, Dancing With the Devil.  Have a great holiday weekend, and may there be sun wherever…

April 16, 2014

Remember we have a new format! 30 minutes divided into two parts: first, a themed talk, then Q&A (Please keep the questions to the theme). This week’s theme revolves around this question from a viewer: Assuming an un-agented, unpublished author is writing, writing, writing, what is the one additional thing you would recommend she do…

Dancing with the Devil by Katie Davis
April 11, 2014

Brain Burps About Books Podcast #173 Thank you to the MFA program at Hamline for sponsoring the podcast. Hamline is the only university in the U.S. with three fine arts programs in creative writing: BFA, MFA (writing for adults), and MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults. The deadline for application to July residency…

March 31, 2014

This is my first blog hop experience and I thank Steven Parlato for letting me um, hop on in on it. On April 14th will be my turn, so stay tuned! Now you should go check out Steven’s post here. The Namesake Here’s his bio and his handsome pic: Steven Parlato is a writer, illustrator…