Are you working or waiting for a book to appear?

Are you working or waiting for a book to appear?

Are you working or waiting for a book to appear?

Are you working or waiting for a book to appear? I had completed my first manuscript. It sat on my computer’s hard drive waiting to for the next set of things to be done to it. I still had to do another run-through, take out halting words, zap overused words, edit it within an inch of its little life. I was still green at the writing game, at that thing called editing. This writing a book thing was a tasty tidbit to be savored, to be lingered over. Back then, publishing seemed about as far away as it could get.

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Writer Groupie Episode 32 : Interview with Ute Carbone

Writer Groupie Episode 32 : Interview with Ute Carbone

Ute Carbone Ute Carbone has wanted to be many things in her life. Some of them were fanciful- ballerina, trapeze artist, world class ski racer. Some more serious-doctor, oceanographer, bookstore owner. Some she’s actually accomplished- teacher, mother, workshop leader. She took time out of her busy schedule to talk with Writer Groupie and below is the interview. You can find her latest book, The Tender Bonds, at Turquoise Morning Press Bookstore and other online retailers. Our interview is an audio only podcast. SHOW NOTES: In this episode we discuss: Her writing journey Writing poetry and how she does it How

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What should I write about?

What should I write about?

Since How to Write is now a little more than a week away, I am considering this question that I hear so often. What should I write about? We all face this dilemma when we sit down to pen something. I personally keep a pretty lengthy list of folders in my Document section devoted to ideas. And when I have an idea, I write it out and save it over there. So when the time comes to begin something new, I have plenty of ideas to choose from. I am not going to discuss WHERE ideas come from because that

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Dance with Me

Dance with Me

I tweeted about the new release being on pre-order at Amazon…it goes live on June 7 but the price will remain low through June. I would appreciate your purchase very much.

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Cover reveal for coming soon–Dance with Me

I know that a lot of readers love the excerpts to get them all excited about a coming soon. But me? I am a visual sort of person and I adore cover reveals. There is just something about the first time the world gets to see the face of a story. Especially one that is hotly anticipated *grin*. I don’t do them with everything that I publish, but most always with my romance novellas, books, or shorts I try to do cover reveals. It is just a fun way to build anticipation. And since today IS Mother’s Day and my

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