Category: Tips

Of Titles and Genres

Right now, I’m editing a middle-grade novel.  The title I had, though it fit when I began writing, doesn’t fit now.  So I’m looking for another.  Here’s the blurb on it: Pala and her team of rangers escort a science mission to what they’ve been told is an uninhabited planet. Governmental insurgents release a biological agent and the rangers must stop them before the … Read More Of Titles and Genres

Pre-publication Blog

A fellow writer’s blog posting caught my eye this morning and I want to share it with you:  The Year-Long Book Launch.  Anyone in the business knows it takes at least a year to give a great launch for your book.  This blog post talks about the pre-publication journey of a writer, Miranda Beverly-Whittemore, her insecurities, struggles and triumphs.  The article points us to … Read More Pre-publication Blog

Poetry Basket

We must walk past our kitchen table a couple dozen times a day.  For the past few months, we’ve kept a poetry basket centered there.  In the basket are books of poetry, books on writing poetry, paper pads, pens and pencils.  Any time of the day, one or both of us (my husband is a writer also) may sit down and write something.  We … Read More Poetry Basket

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