12 September 2009
Index cards are firewood you are gathering from the floors of the forests where you wander. When you write, you will burn your way through them to keep things hot. READ MORE
04 September 2009
"Whew! Did I REALLY do that?" Published author Janet Thornburg tells us how she wrote a book last November. CLICK HERE for more.
28 August 2009
I learned that the most important thing is to keep writing and never look back. Send your inner editor on vacation until the task is done. Edit later. I wrote so many words in November! When I reread the novel it was like reading something that another person had written. READ MORE
24 August 2009
Simply put, I wanted my daughter (still in utero at this point) to have a mother that would model having the courage to do what she loves. READ MORE
21 August 2009
"Sure, finishing a book is also challenging. But getting the first draft done, in a month no less, shows how incredibly *possible* writing a book really is." Gretchen Atwood inspires us all. READ MORE.
20 August 2009
I think moms are some of the most creative, resourceful people on Earth. They are able to multi-task (it is practically a prerequisite of being a modern mother to be able to talk on the phone, make a sandwich, change a diaper and tie a shoe simultaneously!) and accomplish so much for their families during the day. Every day. But it is a thankless job and if you’re successful at it, you’re taken for granted. READ MORE: CLICK HERE.
14 August 2009
Gearing up to write a book? Here's the letter I wrote to the brave group of folks who started--and yes, finished--books with me last fall.
10 August 2009
What can New York City teach us about Internet success?
04 August 2009
Check out The GirlieGirl Army for my first guest blog. And any Chloe Jo fans from the GirlieGirl Army who've made your way over here, welcome. Want to find out more about my upcoming and ongoing classes? Click here for links to my courses and more.
01 August 2009
With all the changes in technology and mass marketing, it's hard to get a grasp of what the heck is actually going on. Here are some recent articles and blogs that help us make sense of the new publishing landscape.