Werewolves and Shape Shifters: Encounters with the Beast Within is not a mere book, but a thick tome of wonderful, frightful shapeshifter stories. Editor John Skipp lovingly collected 30-plus pieces, introducing each with a remarkable photo-realistic illustration and brief insightful commentary. My hat’s off to his masterful effort. Continue reading “My Thoughts on Werewolves and Shape Shifters”
In episode 22 of Working Title podcast, I learn a lot about romance writing and its many tropes from author Tracey Livesay, who shares her tips for aspiring writers of the genre.
We discuss resources available to help authors, pitching agents at conferences, and engaging readers via social media and newsletters. Continue reading “Interview with Tracey Livesay”
How could I do this? What did I get myself into? I’m going to either not having anything to say, or I’m going to sound like an idiot.
Those are some of my thoughts leading up to my first appearance as a panelist last month. (By the way, I don’t know why it’s taken so long to write about that evening. Thanks to my friend Mark for prompting me to do so.) It took place at Firehouse Theatre on the evening of Wednesday, May 30. The James River Writers talk was titled, “What I Wish I Knew Before My First Book.”
Episode 21 of Working Title podcast is about the collaboration of indie authors and their book designers. Joining me is a pair of aces–author Mark Slauter, who wrote, The Diary of a Novice Investor: The Bullet Train to Wealth Left When? and designer Sarah Lapallo Beck of Inkwell Book Co. Continue reading “Interview with Mark Slauter and Sarah Lapallo Beck”
I will be a panelist on May’s James River Writers Writing Show. We’ll be discussing “What I Wish I Knew Before My First Book.” I hope to see you there!
6:00-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 30, 2018
1609 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220