Category Archives: Author

NANOWRIMO: Write a Cosmo Red-Hot Read!

It’s the night before NanoWrimo and all the writers are dreaming of glory. Or writing 50,000 words in one month that they can then edit and polish and submit. And hope that someone is buying more zombies, or steampunk or whatever your fertile imagination is about to unleash on the world. If by any chance, …

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Contest Winner Signs Publishing Contract with Harlequin

I worked with the So You Think You Can Write team that held the week-long online conference followed by the writing competition. This press release went out this morning announcing the contest winner, who has signed for 2 books with Harlequin! For Immediate Release   So You Think You Can Write event draws more than …

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The Sh*t Editors and Agents Say Video

This is so familiar from my days as an editor. Credit to: Foundry agent Brandi Bowles, Folio agent Michelle Brower and Da Capo editor Katie McHugh.

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People I Like: Mindy Kaling

I think Mindy Kaling is completely awesome. She’s hilarious on The Office and she’s written some of my favorite episodes for that show. I’m a huge fan when it comes to performers who are also writers. Also, my fantasy dream job is that of television writer. Sitting in a room with funny, creative people working …

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Authors I Love: Terry Pratchett

In honour of the (American) Thanksgiving season, an author I love. Today: Terry Pratchett. He was one of my summer reading discoveries (on my 2 week cottage vacations I like to read an author’s oeuvre) perhaps about 5 years ago. It has to be before digital reading became my primary experience, because I own his books …

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