Off we go to Imaginarium!

Off we go to Imaginarium!

Off we go to Imaginarium!

As you read this, I am likely on my way to Louisville, KY to a conference for creatives called Imaginarium 2015. I have made 2015 such a busy year by going to cons every few months – and it has been totally worth the time investment. As I said in a previous post, I will slow down next year and make it a writing year. I will turn out a lot of work next year and for that I am excited. But this year has brought so much fun with the various live events I have gone to. I discovered

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What does my reader want?

Several things have become glaringly apparent this weekend so far as How to Write is concerned. I guess whenever anyone embarks on such an auspicious endeavor, one must not get overly involved in the stuff behind the scenes. Well, I have. Deeply, truly, madly involved. But it’s all for my reader. It is because I care. I do not want to be a big fat failure, and have you scratching your head wondering what the heck I am talking about. But then too, I do not want anyone who is a little more advanced falling asleep as we dig into

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Heart Day

Happy Valentine’s Day to all my fans and friends…if you haven’t opened that last newsletter email, you TOTALLY should. I may end up putting a limit on it-maybe a 10 day window? If you are not a newsletter subscriber, you are going to be so mad when you find out what you are missing out on! PS-pay attention to your heart…it is the organ that rules your life…

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I don’t get Twitter, how do you USE it?

If I have heard this once, I have heard it a thousand times. People just do not get how to use Twitter. And that in and of itself is funny. You don’t have to “use” it. It’s a social site, people. You just have to be SOCIAL. These are a few things NOT to do on Twitter: 1. Tweet only what you had for supper. 2. Tweet only reviews of your book. 3. Tweet only advertisements to buy your book. 4. Tweet only your own blog posts. So how CAN you use Twitter to make a difference? So glad you

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#RSW weekly roundup

Ready. Set. WRITE! Ready. Set. WRITE! is a summer writing intensive that encourages goal-setting and accountability, and provides an opportunity for us to cheer each other on wherever we’re at in our writing—planning, drafting, revising, or polishing. This year, your RSW hosts are Alison Miller, Jaime Morrow, Erin Funk, and Katy Upperman. If you’ve yet to officially join, there’s still time! Find the details HERE. My goals for this intensive summer writing plan are here. So how did I do? How I did on last week’s goals As I think I have mentioned, I am currently a part of the

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