An Early Writing (and Life!) Lesson from my Dad

Friday, May 30, 2014

This week I went to Jenny Milchman’s reading. She was our guest a few weeks ago (post here). Afterwards, hanging out with Jenny and another fabulous author, Johnny Shaw, we got to talking about the promotion and marketing side of our biz. Johnny said he considered it part of his job, like a woodworker sweeping up his shop at day’s end. We may not like some chores, but we gotta…

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My 6 Degrees of Separation From … J.K. Rowling!

Friday, November 22, 2013

All week long I’ve been picturing interconnecting friendship circles. Smaller ones and bigger ones, some that overlap and some that don’t, but that generally trend outwards. I think of my writing communities this way. In fact, I was thinking about this topic last week when I wrote a post on my blog — Serendipity Will Meet You Along the Way — about how we never know what might happen through…

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