…and we’re resting, reading and writing…Well, Morgan’s doing the writing. But right now he’s napping since he’s come to a lull in his story and he’s doing what I do when that happens to me: nap. But I nap with a purpose. I tell myself, “Think about the story…character…plot…whatever…” And usually by the time I … More Last Day in Seattle…
I have a request from Alex Logan of Grand Central Publishing. I have to reread the manuscript and get it ready to send off. I saw so many people I haven’t seen for a couple of years (missed NJRW last year) but couldn’t chat – laryngitis. It was wonderful to see Dianne Gerber/Autumn Jordan win … More Thoughts on NJRW
Here I am – again.At 63 (well, by Monday anyway), I’m still pitching and hoping for a book deal.Yeah, I know. My alter-ego, Macie Carter’s published. But I’m old fashioned enough to want a New York publisher to snap me up.Yes, yes, yes. Publishing’s changing – going to Bob Mayer’s workshop on just that later … More New Jersey Romance Writers Conference
Next weekend is New Jersey Romance Writers Conference – one of the leading regional romance writers conferences in the country. I go every year. Well, every year but last year. Last year I was in the hospital getting a stent put into my right renal artery. My blood pressure was higher than God before that … More Is It Me?
“Where do you get your ideas?”Non-writers often ask that. Real writers know where they come from: from John Lennon’s “man on a flaming pie”. In other words: we have no friggin’ idea.At least I don’t.Sometimes I can trace an idea back to the source – or several sources. But the entire process of development – … More The Writing Process