Are You a Writer or a Promoter?

Last week I received my Authors Guild Fall 2015 Bulletin. In it one article echoed the feelings I’ve had this year. Roxana Robinson, AG President, wrote “Should Writers Be Performers?” Her point, which I feel is true, is that over the years publishing houses, large and small, in order to … Continue reading

Spotlight on Pamela S. Thibodeaux

This week I’d like to shine the spotlight on Pamela S. Thibodeux. Pam is the co-founder and lifetime member of the Bayou Writers Group in Lake Charles, Louisiana. She’s multi-published in romantic fiction as well as creative non-fiction. Her books are inspirational, but reviewers have called her work “steamier and grittier … Continue reading

Writers’ Police Academy-Pre

Today I’m heading to Greensboro, North Carolina for the Writers’ Police Academy ( which starts Thursday afternoon. If you go to the web site and click on the schedule, you’ll see all the fantastic activities that I’m going to have to choose between. I am scheduled to participate in the … Continue reading


Lately I’ve been reading several comments about an article that appeared in the New York Times regarding paid-for reviews. ( If you’ve already read the article and formed an opinion, you can skip reading my blog. If you’re someone who doesn’t like to click on URLs, I’ll try to quickly … Continue reading