From my Heart to Yours at Christmas

Wow. It’s almost Christmas and I had so many scheduled posts during November, I never posted this piece about my family’s service to country with some reminiscences thrown in. Though I’m late for Thanksgiving, I’m early for the new year with “Auld Lang Syne”, which means “times gone by”, right?  Now, …

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What’s a Writer’s Platform? How not to fall off!

I heard the word “platform” a couple of years ago at a writers’ conference but never really understood what it meant. Sure, I got a vague notion it was about marketing, but I felt shaky about how to do so. Nobody ever defined “platform” in any subsequent workshop or conference, …

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Request for male beta readers, crit partners & agentss

Hey, all you guys out there in writer land. First, I need male beta readers for my first middle grade SF book, Erth Won, and some long term critique partners for book 2 on out. With a Boy Scout main character, I need to make sure he acts like a …

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Last day for Sparkfest? I’m doomed!

Doomed to be a writer? “Doomed” couldn’t be righter, so it’s lucky I’m a fighter. That’s my rhyme for the day. Now on to business because I’m sitting on a time bomb set to go off today—Blog Sparkfest. Christine Tyler, the upside down writer who originated Blog Sparkfest, says “I’m …

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