Red-Letter Day

According to Wikipedia, a red-letter day is any day of significance and my goodness did I have one! Last week I sent out my normal batch of query letters via email.  This is  part of my marketing plan, which entails sending … Continue reading

Later Drafts: Writing From Memory

How many times, when setting out to edit/revise a piece of writing have you lost yourself in your own prose, enjoying the story once again as a reader, rather than an editor? It happens all the time to me. True, it’s an excellent … Continue reading

When the World Discourages

Last week I received my first writing review with some serious professional clout.  As you know if you’ve been following this blog, I was a quarter-finalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards this year for my novel Moonlight and Oranges, which … Continue reading

Three, Two, One…Launch!

Book Launch. Def. a very personal and monumental event in which a writer gets something of his/her own published and then invites everyone he/she knows to commemorate the occasion.  I attended the book launch for the novel Blood, by Jack Remick last week.  … Continue reading