Marketing, Networking, Pitching your Novel, Sales, Writing

Writing a pitch for your novel

So you wrote a book, had it painstakingly edited, a gorgeous cover created and convinced everyone you knew (and even some that you didn't) to give it a read. Congratulations!  And I mean that sincerely.  Giving birth to an idea and putting thoughts to paper is something that no one can understand or appreciate unless they… Continue reading Writing a pitch for your novel

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Rewrites…a necessary evil

Rewrites are a necessary, albeit evil part of the editing process, with the red slashes of ink on the manuscript looking like something from the movie Jaws. However, without them, the story only reflects the water's surface. Perhaps it goes as far as snorkeling, but the tale generally doesn't get to the deep diving level that it… Continue reading Rewrites…a necessary evil

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Soundtrack of my Life – Entry #4

The beginning of my childhood was spent on an island, Oahu to be precise, and I didn't know what it meant to wear shoes until I moved to the mainland at the age of 8. I also didn't realize that Christmases could be white, that evergreens weren't always palm trees, and that on the 5th day… Continue reading Soundtrack of my Life – Entry #4