Favorite Line Fridays

"Can you believe the weather?...Actually, I CAN believe the weather. What I can't believe is that I'm actually having a conversation about the weather." Maria Semple, WHERE'D YOU GO, BERNADETTE This is a book I loved and I am seriously looking forward to seeing the movie version with Cate Blanchett. It's not often that I …

The Grateful Month

During the month of November, we tend to go on a bit more about why we are grateful and what we are grateful for than we usually would. This is not necessarily a bad thing. In truth, sometimes we all need a little reminder to be grateful and if the month of November prompts those …

Quick Book Selling Fix-Its (For Anytime)

Like many writers, I take the time to comb forums and learn about the business beyond writing itself. Recently, Mark Coker of Smashwords posted Six Tips to Bring Your Book Back From the Doldrums - Reading the Reader Tea Leaves.¬†All of his advice is good but most of it - although not all - can …