• On Writing
  • How to Get Published – Lessons from the International Literature Festival Getting Published Conference 2016.

    The road from Wanna-write-a-booksonville to Gotta-two-book-dealtown is a long one. I mean – really long. It’s Reese Witherspoon finding herself in the desert long. It’s Camino de Santiago long. And I am only 20 minutes down the road. This was the biggest takeaway for me when I attended the Getting Published Conference in Dublin on […]

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  • Who Reads Your Work?

    I’ve been attending a writing course for the past two months. I signed up primarily to give myself the kick up the proverbial backside and resume writing the first draft.  It’s worked. I’m two chapters off the midway point and expect to be there sometime by the end of this week (I have BTW fallen […]

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  • January Blues

    So we are about two weeks into the new year, the Christmas decorations have been packed away, the resolutions are starting to become a strain and the news is just starting to sink in that David Bowie has died (which really knocked me for a loop). So far my resolution to get that first draft written […]