A Thanksgiving Gift*

(*see the end of this post for offer.) Thanksgiving is a time to get together with family and friends and be thankful for the good things that have happened in our lives. I feel especially blessed. Forty-eight years ago I met a man who over the years has been everything … Continue reading

Read to Learn

Most writers have heard, “Write what you love to read.” Good advice since writing in the same genre as you read gives you the advantage of learning the standard, accepted form for that genre. When I was writing romances, I read hundreds of romance novels. In fact, when I started … Continue reading

Name Your Genre

You’ve written a book and now it’s time to start thinking about selling it. Whether you send the manuscript off to an agent or an editor or decide to self-publish, you need to indicate the genre. That is, you need to let others know how it would be classified. “Why?” … Continue reading