Writer’s Wish List

Posted Jun 26 2015

This isn’t a list of things like a MacBook Air or Scrivener or a thesaurus, but a list of characteristics that I’m starting to believe are essential for becoming a successful writer. 1) Persistence Probably the single most important character trait for a writer. You need to be able to persist through writer’s block, through […]

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Family Friday: An Alternative View of A&F

Posted Jun 19 2015

Abercrombie & Fitch has (deservedly) received a lot of bad press  over the past few years for their exclusiionary practices. This led to their CEO being fired last December. Since then, they’ve worked hard to replace the corporate culture with one that is more inclusionary. Even before the transition, though, there was one area where […]

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Fiction Friday: Making the Most of Your Contest Dollars

Posted Jun 5 2015

Entering your romance novel into contests is a great way to get feedback. If you’re polished enough and lucky enough to become a finalist, contests can also get you in front of industry professionals who might be interested in representing or publishing your book.  So far, from the five contests I entered, I’ve received three […]

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