Where’s the American Idol for Writers?

http://media.americanidol.com/img/Season-13/Galleries/Posters-Gallery/01-ai-poster-1170×658-650×375.jpg Are you hooked on American Idol? While I am normally a B & E watcher (beginning and end only), this season I am totally hooked. I’m not sure if it’s the pool of talented wannabe’s or the new judges or both. It’s not that prior years haven’t produced amazing talent, but this year seemsContinue reading “Where’s the American Idol for Writers?”

Some Valentine’s Day Advice for Men

This one’s for the guys…and here’s why… In a few short days, it will be Valentine’s Day. It’s that special day when women’s hearts swoon in anticipation of the thoughtful, romantic, elaborate plans thoughtfully made by their beloved. Now let’s be honest…despite the fact that the ‘big day’ is less than a week away, mostContinue reading “Some Valentine’s Day Advice for Men”

Novel Acknowledgements

Thank you! Grazie! شكرا ¡gracias 谢谢 σας ευχαριστώ ありがとう merci! The bulk of the work of writing takes place in a solitary room. It happens between a writer and his or her computer. However, even for Indie writers, creating a finished product, producing a physical novel from the ramblings of the mind is not reallyContinue reading “Novel Acknowledgements”

Third Time is a Charmer

In 2012, I attended my first writer’s conference. Although, at the time, I had already been writing for years. Walking in that first day, I was certain that at that point in time, I was ready to become a published writer. Turns out, I wasn’t. An agent was kind enough to review my work, butContinue reading “Third Time is a Charmer”

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