Next Year I’ll Be Perfect – Booktrope Edition September 12, 2012 – May 31, 2016 What were you doing Friday night, April 29? It’s a pretty random question, so don’t worry if you can’t remember. I, however, remember all too clearly. I was out with some friends at a charity auction. I was dressed… Read More Onward and Upward
Yes, I consider August 22nd to be mid-summer. Please don’t burst my bubble with any of that nasty reality. So here is how I’ve been spending my summer so far: Readin’ and Writin’ I’ve been doing a ton of reading, but very little to speak of when it comes to writing. I finished writing my… Read More Mid-Summer Check In
I have a problem… I’ve been trying to post at least one blog a week (two would be better according to my publishers who are really smart people), but I am struggling to find new and interesting material, especially given the rules I set for myself when I started my blog. Oh, did I not… Read More Blogging 101
Considering that I wrote a novel titled, “Next Year I’ll be Perfect”, I decided that I couldn’t miss the opportunity to write a blog devoted to the New Year and New Year’s Resolutions. So what are my resolutions this year? 1. Take advantage of living in Greater Portland. Living near the biggest city in Maine,… Read More Happy New Year!
Last week I was lucky enough to be invited to speak about writing to a class of 6th graders at a local middle school. The fact that the middle school is attended by my nephew Michael, and the request came from his teacher was a complete coincidence. Okay, maybe it wasn’t a complete coincidence… Michael’s… Read More Writing Workshop
I know I haven’t been blogging very much lately, but since I decided to recommit to updating my blog on a regular basis, I might as well go all out and update the look of my website. Welcome to the new digs! Take a moment and look around. Across the top you’ll find different pages… Read More Updates and Promises
I am pleased to share some exciting news with my fans and loyal followers. This week my publisher, Booktrope entered into a new business relationship with Amazon, beginning with a mutual licensing deal that deepens ties with Amazon to a much more significant degree. This licensing deal directly impacts me because I was one of… Read More Exciting News!!
Well, so far my New Year’s resolution of updating my blog more frequently is off to a less-than-stellar start. But I have excuses. Great ones! (As an aside, I do worry about my ratio of “regular blogs” to “blogs devoted to excusing myself for not writing more blogs.” I don’t have a specific number, but… Read More More Excuses? Really?!
Let’s Review Season One Again! True Confession: This has been the most difficult season to recap because So. Much. Happens. in Season Two! We meet important people. (Ellen, Jo, Andy, Gordon Walker, Ava, Jake, Victor, The Trickster!) Even more important people die. (Some of the deaths are permanent and others not so much.) But again,… Read More Supernatural – A Beginner’s Guide (Season Two)
Here’s some exciting news: The ebook version of Next Year I’ll be Perfect is going to be on sale for 99 cents for the next two days at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iTunes, etc…! If you haven’t already read my novel, here are the top 10 reasons to download it tomorrow or Thursday: 1. It’s… Read More Next Year I’ll be Perfect Promotion