Archive for the 'Writerly Wednesday' Category

Jan
26
2011
Writerly Wednesday – Revisions

Last week I finished up revisions on NEVER ENOUGH – which is the final book in my Brown Siblings series. For those who don’t know, a revision often happens when the author turns her book in to her editor and … Read More »

Jan
12
2011
The Power of Words – Specifically: Cunt

So I’m a word whore. I love words. I love language and the power of the words we blurt, or make a deliberate choice to use. When I was a kid it was a popular thing for parents to tell … Read More »

Oct
13
2010
Writerly Wednesday – Definition of Terms

With the rising popularity of digital book readers and digital books in general, more and more authors choose a path that includes both traditional print as well as digital first publishing. However, as such things go, terms often get conflated … Read More »

Aug
18
2010
Writerly Wednesday – Promo Online

This time from a positive perspective. Last time I posted about Author Don’ts the subject of just what DOES work came up and I asked around to get some comments from other authors:

Promotion is important. No doubt about it. … Read More »

Aug
4
2010
Writerly Wednesday – Proposals, Synopses and all that Jazz

Last week Colleen asked if I’d write about what the submission/proposal process was like once an author was a little further along in her career so that’s what I thought I’d talk about today. As I always say, there is … Read More »

Apr
13
2010
Things Not To Do (Writerly Wednesday on a Tuesday Edition)

I’ve addressed this before, and sadly, it looks like it needs to be said again: Publishing is absolutely full of rejection.

You will be rejected.

Did you hear that?

YOU WILL BE REJECTED.

If you can’t deal with that, you … Read More »

Mar
17
2010
Writerly Wednesday – Victoria Janssen – Dialog Tricks

Today I’m back with the Writerly Wednesday series and my guest is the fabulous Victoria Janssen!

Dialogue Tricks
Victoria Janssen

The first time I tried to write a novel (the one I started over and over and over again), I … Read More »

Feb
17
2010
Writerly Wednesday

I posted this one before, it’s older, but it still means the same to me – this is a business. Writing is not my hobby. It is my job and my career and over the years, I have come to … Read More »

Dec
18
2009
Writerly Wednesday (yes on a late Friday night)

I missed Writerly Wednesday this week because I was writing, LOL. GO figure. Today’s advice is to write your book when you face less writing time instead of doing a blog post – LOL!

I can announce that I sold … Read More »

Dec
9
2009
Writerly Wednesday – Sex And Romance

Starting with the Bad Sex Awards and culminating with Alan Elsner’s utterly clueless “How Romance Novels Take the Romance Out of Romance” piece at Huffington Post – I’m just fed up with how little writers understand about the power of … Read More »

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