Over 11,000

I’m finally digging in again on PORTRAIT.  This week I managed to pull together over a thousand words.  It really shouldn’t be that difficult.  I try not to get jealous when my Facebook friends manage to pull together three or four thousand words a day.  But one of the problems with this chapter is that … More Over 11,000

Finding a Way to Win

I”ve been watching the U.S. Women’s Soccer team with delight.  Less than 10 minutes after this blog post goes up, I’ll be plopping myself in front of the TV to watch them take on Japan.  Both teams arrived at this moment because of their skill, determination, conditioning and desire. Players like Abby Wambaugh, Hope Solo, and … More Finding a Way to Win

Juggling Projects

Some writers out there are jugglers.  They can easily switch from project to project.  In fact, there are those who strongly feel that you should have more than one project out there so that you can jump to something else if you feel blocked.  Since I am by nature both a plodder and a polisher, … More Juggling Projects

Promoting the Backlist

Peachtree Publishers does such a lovely job of promoting the books on their backlist.  My friend Sondy was at ALA and took a picture of SUSPECT being promoted even though it came out last fall. She also found SAVING THE GRIFFIN face out. It does have an extremely tempting cover.