Posted: July 26, 2011; Technology Tuesday I took a vacation—a real, honest-to-goodness vacation. Out of the country and everything. Of course, when I got back, I needed a break from all the traveling, but that’s another story. I spent six days out of range of cell towers and wi-fi. No phones. No TV. No Internet. [...]
You’ve spent months, maybe years, writing your book. You’ve edited and tweaked and rewritten and run it past people whose feedback you trust. You researched publishers, labored over a query letter, printed your manuscript, and took it to the post office in an ecstatic sea of excitement. And then you wait. And wait. And wait [...]
Today’s Tuesday Tech post has been postponed due to illness. If you’ve emailed or called about orders, book fairs, title status, or the like, I should be able to get back to you in the next few days. Thank you for your understanding.
Posted July 4, 2011 It’s Manuscript Monday again, and I had a post all ready to go about Jewish books and holidays. And then on July 1, 2011, the Minnesota state government shut down (this is a big deal to us because we’re in Minnesota) and it seems awfully ironic that we’re celebrating the anniversary [...]
Writers are always told to “write what you know.” But sometimes, it helps to write what you don’t know. Writers are detectives, researchers, learners. We’re naturally curious. And I don’t know about you, but this writer admits to not really knowing how to have fun. I know how to work (and burnout). In fact, I’m [...]