Category Archives: Publishing

LOVE LAUNCH

Just finished reviewing the final cover and interior proofs for The Eyes Have It! We are on track to meet or beat our mid-fall deadline for release! To celebrate, I’m sharing another excerpt from the book: I was a “walker.” … Continue reading

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BOOK TALK CATCH-UP

A lot has happened since January, when I began posting topics related to my new project about Armenians: the genocide, mass migration by survivors, and the generations of Armenian Americans they produced. That project is a long way from done, … Continue reading

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THE EYES HAVE IT

It seems like I’ve been working on this novel forever, but it’s actually been a little over a year. My happy news is the manuscript is completed and in the hands of the editor I use to help polish my … Continue reading

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One More Time: Climbing Author Mountain

Continuing from my previous post, REVISITING THE AUTHOR MOUNTAIN CLIMB, let’s assume you’re not one of the lucky few who gets swept up into the arms of an effective agent and generous publisher. You’ve been sending your queries and the … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Author Mountain Climb

Some parts of the writing experience never change – particularly for writers trying to break in to the world of traditional publishing. This post is a recycled, updated old post that is as true today as it was the first … Continue reading

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Publishing Resources

Yikes, where has the time gone since my last post? I blame spring cleaning, travel, research, and writing almost 20,000 words of my new novel. That’s my story, and I’m sticking to it! Meanwhile, Jane Friedman’s annual review of Book … Continue reading

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Statistics Writers Should Know

Once again, Jane Friedman has provided valuable information for writers and their marketing priorities. Read it here: https://janefriedman.com/9-statistics-writers-know-amazon/

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