Monthly Archives: January 2011

Traffic School

I decided to kill the proverbial two birds with this post. I belong to a writing group that puts out regular writing prompts and for February the prompt is … traffic problems. For me, that means writing about my day … Continue reading

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What I learned from querying

Here’s the bad news: agents and editors are looking for reasons to reject your query. Not because they are bad people, far from it. I’ve met a number of agents and editors over the years. They are great people, personable, likeable, … Continue reading

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YALSA Quick Picks For Reluctant Readers

I am proud to be published by WestSide books, especially now, when books by two of my sister authors have been selected by YALSA for special honors. Scars by Cheryl Rainfield (ISBN 978-1-934813-32-4) was named the #1 book on the … Continue reading

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My life as a romance writing contest judge

I just read an interview of Lisa Cron, a story consultant and agent, in the January 2011 issue of The Writer. She recommends reading bad books, and I thought, why on Earth would anyone waste their time on that? Then … Continue reading

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Writing contest

Today I am going to shill for a contest. Don’t worry, I won’t be offended if you stop reading right now. Still here? Good. A few months ago I did what people always tell me not to do, I voluntered for … Continue reading

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