We are working on a new title for my next book. I’m nearly finished with the copy edits, and cover discussions have begun. That means it’s time for me to think about what’s next.
I’ve started working on ideas for new books. This is–by far–the most enjoyable stage of the process until I have [...]
It is February which means I have survived the worst month in Colorado, which is always January. The days are short, ending claustrophobically even before I’ve started dinner, and it is often bitterly cold. The worst is the boring weather–indifferent, icy sunshine pouring from a frozen blue sky, day after day after day. I [...]
I have been in hiding, deep in my cave, finishing the new book, THE GARDEN OF HAPPY ENDINGS, which will be coming your way next May. I finally mailed a second pass back to my editor on Monday, which felt like delivering a very large, overdue baby. It’s alive and well.
Some readers here [...]
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1. Take a chance on something that seems impossible. Write a novel, maybe, or throw your heart into a crumbling old house and try to save it from the wrecking ball. When my [...]
Over at Lipstick Chronicles, we are talking about where we were and what we did at 19. Come tell your story. http://thelipstickchronicles.typepad.com/the_lipstick_chronicles/2011/02/yesterday-when-i-was-nineteen.html
One of the ways writers get their books out these days is to guest blog everywhere. It’s actually fairly productive, but it leaves the local blog sadly neglected. As I said before, I will be posting at Lipstick Chronicles twice a month starting in February, and you can catch me there talking about [...]
I’ve been recovering from all the back and forthing, and doing copy edits for my next book, THE SECRET OF EVERYTHING, which will be out at the end of December, and sleeping, and watching movies. Also have guest blogged twice in the past week.
At WRITER UNBOXED, I blogged about how to get yourselve [...]
Working on the header images today, so forgive me if things come up too small or weird or distorted or blank.
My subject is writing pace. What’s you writing pace? Do you know?
Read the blog here: http://writerunboxed.com/2009/03/25/the-pace-of-you/
Come talk with me about Top Chef and the pale imitation Chopping Block at Romancing the Blog today.