The conference was held in a luxury hotel with modern rooms, which, thankfully, didn’t have vomit-colored carpet, drapes or bedspreads. Continue reading Ten Reasons to Attend a Writers’ Conference
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I got an “A” on my first exam. I was able to get my son to his appointments and I cleaned and de-tangled his hair. Yes, that’s a process and not much fun for either of us. But I didn’t get much sleep. Continue reading 1st Update: The Class. The Book. The Kid.
Follow the journey with me as I attempt to balance studying, my writing career, parenting and all my other responsibilities. Oh and I’ve somehow got to manage to keep my sanity. Continue reading The Class. The Book. The Kid.
Is it writers’ block? Some authors suffer from writers’ block, some are naturally slow writers. Me… my words, thoughts and ideas just come to me whenever they damn well choose to. So unless I’m on a deadline, I don’t fight it. Rarely am I able to sit with my laptop and just write with words … Continue reading How I Write When My Words Aren’t Flowing
It just tastes better Whenever I pack to go on vacation, whether it’s a week at a rental in Ocean City, NJ or a weekend getaway for quiet writing time, I pack my coffee machine. And I’m not talking one of those mini individual cup ones… I mean the full 12-cup Mr. Coffee. Why? Because … Continue reading How to Get Better-Tasting (and Healthier) Coffee
The life they’ve chosen I sometimes feel sorry (just a little) for celebrities who have paparazzi in their faces when they go out to eat or go to the gym. Imagine if they were going to get a Brazilian wax or some other personal appointment. And forget about hooking up for a kinky rendezvous. The … Continue reading Do Authors Have a Responsibility to Their Readers?