Book Production Stuff · Book Promotion · Friendship · Robin Helm

Celebrating ‘Understanding Elizabeth’

Rejoice with those who rejoice… (Romans 12:15) Oh, how I love behind-the scenes stuff! I am one who enjoys rehearsals, even when I’m not performing. ┬áThere’s just something about that crackle of creative energy. The writer in me ponders intelligent adjustments that are made to the script. And then there’s the laughter and camaraderie of… Continue reading Celebrating ‘Understanding Elizabeth’

35-Day Author Blog Challenge 2015 · Book Promotion · Friendship · Pamela Aidan · Susan Kaye · The Inside Story

Day 24: Book Signing and the Contact High

Today’s prompt wants to know all about my first book signing. So I’m taking you on a smiling trip down memory lane. I was invited to sit at the author’s table at the annual general meeting of the Jane Austen Society of North America. The year was 2010 and the host city was Portland. And… Continue reading Day 24: Book Signing and the Contact High

35-Day Author Blog Challenge 2015 · Agatha Christie · Friendship · Jane Austen · The Inside Story · The Writing Life

Day 4: Role models and mentors

Gaining a ready-made audience is one of the wonders of an on-line fan fiction forum. There is nothing quite like pushing that “Post” button and having a chapter go “live” for all the world to see. How grateful I am for readers who took the time to give feedback and encouragement, especially in those early… Continue reading Day 4: Role models and mentors

Book Production Stuff · Darcy By Any Other Name · Friendship · Michael Hyatt · Teamwork

Borrowing Brains

So the next step in publishing my book is getting the cover underway. The graphic design firm I’ve chosen has an online application that is formidable. Not that it’s hard, but it asks me to think. Think? Yeah, right. There’s a reason I chose that dog photo. There he is, flopped on the floor, rolling… Continue reading Borrowing Brains

An Encouraging Word · Faith · Friendship · Gary Dozier

Friendship Affirmations

I do take notes, and sometimes I find them. I am for your best interest. A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. (Proverbs 17:17) I will help you become all that God wants you to be. Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) I will continually… Continue reading Friendship Affirmations