Category Archives: The Author Life

May I Squeeze In?

This week, our resident hound posed an intriguing question: Who would you select as a writing partner if you were simply going to share studio space? Who would you choose if your writing partner would also be your co-author on … Continue reading

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guest: Author Jeri Westerson

Once I read some of her work, I knew I wanted to ask award-winning author Jeri Westerson to join us on 4F, 1H. She has written in several genres including paranormal, rom/com and historicals. Her short stories are touching. She … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Sandy James

Today I’d like to welcome author Sandy James, with whom I have become Facebook Friends through mutual friends. Glad to finally have you here, Sandy! Thanks so much for having me!! Sandy is a prolific, award-winning writer of romances. She … Continue reading

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Guest:Author Collette Cameron

I am very pleased to have Collette Cameron join us today. Collette and I have many mutual Facebook Friends. Since we seem to post more than many, we see quite a bit of each other. I am treated to pictures … Continue reading

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Exhilaration, Validation, and then Let-Down

How I’ve Felt After Publications By Jeff Salter This week, we’re talking about how we’ve felt after our first few bylines or publications. I need to preface all this by clarifying that as long as I can remember, I’ve been … Continue reading

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The Write Convention

Book conventions are the topic of the week and frankly, I have next to no direct experience with being a seller at one. I have not (yet) published a book and therefore have never even considered having a table at … Continue reading

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Buried in Books

One of our foxes asked if we’ve ever been to a book convention. I’ve never been to a super huge convention like the Romantic Times event, although one of the authors in my local group is trying to talk me … Continue reading

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