It started two years ago–a disappointment here, a disenchantment there–and bit by bit, it seeped into everything: the writing groups I quit, the associations I ended, the decisions I avoided making. My natural inclination was to put my head down and write. And I did. … Continue readingWhen the Business of Books Steals the Joy of Books (#Profession2Passion)
As much as we’d all like to carry the “New Year New Market” enthusiasm past January 1, the fact is the publishing market was the same on January 2nd as it was on December 31st. And we all know that means it’s anything but inspiring. … Continue reading#Passion2Profession: How much is too much?
I like to view life as one big learning experience. And for all its pitfalls, 2017 taught me a lot. Some of this is personal, some of it less so, but in the end it all informs my writing and my career, so here we … Continue readingFarewell to 2017
My 19 yr old daughter is a rare person, someone who has known who she is from a very young age. Her interests and character were formed virtually in infancy, and while she’s grown and matured just like anyone, the foundation of who she is … Continue reading#Passion2Profession: You Do You
In January I started a major push to pad my backlist: writing 10 books in 12 months. I’ve given periodic updates throughout the year, and with my final release for 2017 happening today, I’m writing my final update. So, first of all, where did I … Continue reading#Passion2Profession: 9 Books in 12 Months, the final update