Monthly Archives: June 2014

The return of the lady with the sharpened pencils in her quiver

I know it’s a cliché, but I’ll use it anyway. I’m shaking in my boots. About 10 months ago I sat down with the lady with the sharpened pencils in her quiver, S.W., the retired editor of a major academic … Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, Publishing, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Why public speaking is so important to an author

Last week my husband and I gave a presentation at a lunch ‘n learn  event at the university where he works. Lunch ‘n learn is a training or educational event held during the lunch hour. Our 60-minute presentation was on … Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, Publishing, Writing | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Encouraging words from a bestselling author

I had an opportunity to chat with Michael Beschloss, historian and commentator on PBS News Hour and NBC News. Beschloss made a speech at a work convention I’m attending in Las Vegas. After his talk, I purchased a copy of … Continue reading

Posted in Book signing, Publishing, Writing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Fun trip to the local Barnes and Noble

Visiting Chino Hills, California this week for my goddaughter, Heather’s high school graduation, we decided to stop in Barnes and Noble in one of the malls. I’m happy to report that Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Dating Game was … Continue reading

Posted in Bookstore, Publishing, Writing | Tagged , , | 1 Comment