Monthly Archives: January 2011

AWP is Next Week

It’s been a busy week. I’ve been getting ready for  the AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) Conference in Washington D.C. On Thurs. Feb 3, 2011 I’ll be speaking as part of the panel “Things That Go Bump When … Continue reading

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WD Conference Going on Now!

Here’s how you can stay up to date on everything going on at the WD conference whether you’re there in person, or following the event online. Follow @WritersDigest conference from start to finish using the new hashtag #wdc11: http://bit.ly/gIywWm Coming … Continue reading

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Some nice reviews for Nighttime Novelist by Joseph Bates: The Examiner-Montreal Book Examiner San Francisco Book Review Sacramento Book Review Diary of an Eccentric  

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Check out these interviews with The Productive Writer author Sage Cohen: http://www.plantingwords.com/2011/01/interview-with-sage-cohen-author-of.html http://www.therenegadewriter.com/2011/01/06/qa-with-sage-cohen-of-the-productive-writer-plus-a-contest/ http://jordanrosenfeld.wordpress.com/2011/01/17/sage-cohen-uses-both-sides-of-her-brain-so-can-you/

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Nice Review of Monster Spotters

This morning I was excited to see a nice review of my book Monster Spotter’s Guide to North America. Nice to know people are still finding the book and sharing it with others.

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WD Workshop Attendee Scores Book Deal

I recently recieved a reader’s copy of a book from an author who attended one of Writer’s Digest’s workshops. I had the privilege of reading and critiquing a portion of D.K. LeVick‘s Bridges: A Tale of Niagara a while back … Continue reading

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Author Interview: Orson Scott Card

Yesterday I was saddened to learn that science fiction author Orson Scott Card suffered a mild stroke on New Years Eve. Card has written some wonderful writing instruction books for Writer’s Digest over the years. Here’s a link to a … Continue reading

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