Category Archives: Writing career

Organizing tips

Organizing all the things can be hard and it’s pretty easy to drop the ball if you have too many must-do’s on your list. For authors, life can be a mess of deadlines, ideas scribbled on bits of coffee stained … Continue reading

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A Midriff Bulge or a Sagging Middle?

One of the things I’ve noticed as a writer is the phenomenon known as the what-the-hell-is-supposed-to-happen-next syndrome, otherwise known as the missing, or the over-congested, or the oh-so-boring middle. I’ve only written 10 books, but I’ve read at least a … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Theatre

  ) It was in middle school where I found my first love all those years ago, and it wasn’t a boy, or, God forbid, one of the Beatles, but rather an extracurricular class called Acting for the Stage. As … Continue reading

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GUEST POST! How to Get Over a Bad Book Review, by Rebecca Neely

Please welcome Rebecca Neely! Beckie’s excellent article on dealing with the emotion –often difficult–following a bad review is invaluable to not only new and debut authors but seasoned authors as well. Beckie, thanks for sharing! How to Get Over a … Continue reading

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Signing Sightings

Not exactly easy, carrying around a suitcase full of books, bookmarks, candy and other assorted swag and treats, but I do it as often as I can. What am I talking about? Book signing, of course. I’ve done quite of bit … Continue reading

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A peek beneath the surface

  I love this image of a novel. The book that a reader holds in their hands is only the visible result, the majestic iceberg soaring out of the water. Underneath the surface is all the work and layers that … Continue reading

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Keep On Keeping On

Lately our household has been deluged by one crazy event after another. If the holidays weren’t enough, now I’m having to deal with a grandson born 11 weeks early, a husband who has spent over two weeks in the ICU, … Continue reading

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Readers make me smile!

I am a firm believer that the stories in a book are a collaborative work between the writer and the reader. As a writer I work hard to find just the right words to describe my world and bring my … Continue reading

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It’s conference time!

The Romance Writers of America’s National conference officially started today, which means that thousands of romance writers, readers, reviewers and other bookish professionals have descended on New York City to talk shop and celebrate the romance genre. I’m excited to … Continue reading

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New Hat: Published Author! by Janina Grey

I’ve always joked that I have multiple personalities in reference to the numerous different hats I wear at any given moment. In reality, these hats complete me. And now I have one more to add to my wardrobe. First, there … Continue reading

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