Tag Archives: Beth Carter

Writing About Cowboys by Beth Carter

I wrote about cowboys! Yee-haw! My newest novel, COWBOYS AT COCONUTS, was a delight to write. Creating cowboy characters was a first for me and I had great fun developing my western characters. I got to use terms like, “Howdy, … Continue reading

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Book Signings Are Fun by Beth Carter

Over the years, I’ve had at least thirty book signings. I admit I’ve slowed down because it’s much easier to promote my work via social media while at home in my yoga pants (or let’s face it, pj’s.) Sometimes as … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Overwriting

“Hi, I’m Beth Carter and I’m an overwriter.” Never heard of that term? Me neither. I thought I made it up a few months ago, but lo and behold, one of the cover articles in the September 2019 issue of … Continue reading

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BABIES AT COCONUTS (Book 3) – Cover, Blurb Reveal & Pantsing Through A Series

I can’t believe the third book of my Coconuts series will release in mid-May. These women have taken me for quite a ride, and fingers crossed, Book 4 will release in December. I expected to get one, maybe two, books … Continue reading

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Shopping, Decorating, Wrapping, (and Writing?) It’s possible. Here’s how.

During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, I generally throw up my hands and ditch any grandiose ideas of writing. After all, we have a dozen grandkids (yes, you read that right), and just last week, I wrapped … Continue reading

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Weave Weather Into Your Work

I was going to write about something entirely different today, but as I sat riveted watching the non-stop Hurricane Florence coverage, it occurred to me that we must weave weather into our novels to ensure realism. Writers should also take … Continue reading

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Romance Writers of America Convention

This summer has been a big one for me with many writing events and trips. As I write this, I’m getting ready for two big events – The Writer’s Police Academy in Green Bay, Wisconsin and a three-week trip to … Continue reading

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Tips for Keeping A Series Fresh by Beth Carter

Before we discuss the challenges of penning a series, please help me celebrate! It’s release day for CHAOS AT COCONUTS, Book 2, which all began with double award-winning THURSDAYS AT COCONUTS. As I write Books 3, 4, (and possibly 5 … Continue reading

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Marketing Methods By Authors

Each time I’m faced with a new book release (or resurrecting an older release), I ponder the most effective ways of marketing my book. Over the years, I’ve learned by observing other authors and their methods. For this blog, I’ve given … Continue reading

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Fresh Starts & First Sentences by Beth Carter

Happy 2018! Since we’re still early in the new year, assessing our goals, and planning our lofty writing aspirations, I decided to research starts. And by starts, I mean first sentences from a variety of novels whether a classic or … Continue reading

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