Monthly Archives: June 2014

July Author Events and Free Workshops

July is going to be a very busy promo month for me. I’ll be out on the Cape to kick things off and then spending two weeks in Wisconsin and Illinois. If you live near one of my free workshops … Continue reading

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Pickles and Pearls: Midsummer Fantasy Renaissance Festival

CT’s Midsummer Fantasy Renaissance Faire kicked off on Saturday!  My awesome cousins James and Ashley agreed to go with me back in April. This also ended up being my treat for working so hard on revisions the past 6 weeks.   … Continue reading

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Hunter College Writing Conference + Editorial Revisions + Title Change +New Agent Search+Author Photo Poll

Hunter College Writing Conference I was on one of the first panel’s of the day, the Children’s panel, with Dan Greenburg, Judith Greenburg, Richard Peck, and Chris Grabenstein. Great group of authors and very friendly to a newbie. Each one … Continue reading

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Writer Land Mines

  Every writer has land mines. Things people say to be “helpful” that make you want to lunge across the table at them. Here are a few of mine: 1) When someone with no experience in publishing and no actual knowledge … Continue reading

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An Award, an Event, and Some Etc.

  The Six Train to Wisconsin was an International Books Awards Finalist for cross genre fiction! ***** On June 7th, I will be at the 4th Annual Writers’ Conference and Intensives at Hunter College in Manhattan (68th and Lexington). I’m going to … Continue reading

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