How to PER-FECT your Short Story…Now Published

VISUALIZE: You’ve just written the first draft of your short story. You’re grinning, ecstatic of your accomplishment. You can’t wait to send it away to a writing competition. STOP! You have much to consider first.

Wendy Johnson, editor of South City Bulletin, Logan’s premium print magazine requested I recommend Tips to the Story writer for […]

WRITERS: How to Prime yourself for the Publishing Race

The race to publishing is the most frustrating, the most daunting and the most exhilarating experience imaginable. One week you’re a champion, ecstatic after receiving news your short story reached first place. The next week, you’re devastated your novel was rejected … All experiences I understand too well.

How can I balance out this manic […]

Shh! The Birthday Fairy is Listening …

The birthday fairy and the publishing pixies are now working in cahoots … Yesterday I celebrated my birthday, anticipating what 2011 might bring. I squeezed my eyes shut, snuffed out my candles and wished with all my might … that my # number one birthday wish would become reality …

To publish … ME AND […]

Ode to 2010 … Am I a Failure or Success?

I vowed my books would be Published in 2010. With only few days remaining, it would be a cosmic miracle. I’ve agonized over this ‘Dream’, pressurizing myself to attain that illusive Book Contract.

Why didn’t it happen in 2010? The reality … it’s more challenging that ever to crack the mainstream publishing market. I’ve channeled […]

Published Soon

WooHoo! Its official … My writing will finally be in print soon. My short story, Price of Freedom will be Published in an anthology titled Being Bipolar. Three months ago an editor whispered to me that I’d be included in the final mix but it had to pass the Publisher’s final decision. And it did!