Tag: writing tips

Mary Karr’s Truth

In September I had the great honor of interviewing Mary Karr, whose claim to fame is this little feat of having penned three best-selling memoirs(!).

Make Your Scenes Earn Their Way

Good novel and memoir writing hinges on scenes. Scenes are the building blocks of good story, and practiced storytellers know that a book is a

The Power of Free on Amazon

I’m doing a three-day giveaway of my book, What’s Your Book?, on Kindle starting tomorrow, Friday, January 11, through Sunday, January 13. I want each

How to Manage Writing Overwhelm

The desire to write is a strong pull. Anyone who’s written a book or is currently writing a book knows intimately the power writing can

July 1 report: My book is complete!

I couldn’t be happier to be reporting, on my due date, that my book is with the copyeditor. Hurray! What’s Your Book? A Step-by-Step Guide