Hi folks! Indy here.
Boy, do I have a special treat for you. Nope, it’s not a dog bone. It’s a special fur baby story about an abandoned kitten. And Diesel is his name-O.
Here to deliver the scoop on Diesel is his mom–editor extraordinaire, Marcy Kennedy. Continue reading “Fur Babies: Would You Like A Special Treat?” »
Happy New Year, Everyone!
If you’re anything like me, I’m sure you have a list of things you want to accomplish in 2013. One of my main goals is to tackle one project at a time.
So far, so good! 🙂
Continue reading “What’s The Next Big Thing?” »
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Influence others positively by being a teacher, coach, counselor, or mentor.”
Stephen Post, PhD and Jill Neimark, Why Good Things Happen to Good People
I don’t “feel” like posting today. I’m pooped—worked too many hours this week (12 most days). I have no clue, again, on what I’ll write about. So I scratch my head and think, and think, and pray. Poof! Another brilliant idea pops into my head. Ah, I’ll write a post about bloggers who may not realize what an inspiration and encouragement they are to me. Continue reading “Do You Need Inspiration to Achieve Your Goals?” »
“You aren’t a good writer until you can wallpaper your room with rejection letters.”
Freelance journalist, Michelle Morra.
I know from personal experience how nerve-racking it was to have a literary agent read my pitch for my YA novel. But the thought of telling an agent my 90-second pitch makes my mouth tastes like sandpaper and my palms sweat. Never mind opening my mouth and hoping I don’t trip over my tongue. Well that’s precisely what Marcy Kennedy and Lisa Wilson from Girls with Pens endured at the Writer’s Digest Conference in San Francisco a few weeks ago. Continue reading “How To Pitch Your Book To An Agent In 90-Seconds” »
Stephanie Nickel asked me to write a guest blog on ten top reasons to attend a writers’ conference. Thanks Stephanie. And now I’m posting them on my blog.
After perusing the internet, I uncovered hundreds of great reasons to attend a writers’ conference. Then I thought, why not highlight ten reasons based on my experience at Write! Canada 2011. Continue reading “Ten Top Reasons To Attend A Writers’ Conference” »