Introducing Kit Fortier

Over the years as a writer, I have read many first drafts, Advance Reader Copies, and recently published books by new authors. I love it, especially if I can do any to help the writer. Writing is a difficult job and marketing after you publish the novel is mind-bending. So giving a shout out to a writer with a few novels is always helpful. Continue reading “Introducing Kit Fortier”

Introducing Ava S. Quill

You should know by now how much I love discovering new authors and people to follow. I’ve been fortunate to know Mika Jolie (The Scale), Anna Brooks (Not Your Hero), Brandy Ayers (The Arrangement), D. de Carvalho (Hot Pink Heels), Kishan Paul (The Second Wife), and Kathryn L. James (Crazy, Beautiful Lies) when they were working on their first publications. I have benefited so much from their struggles and their successes. Thank you, everyone. Continue reading “Introducing Ava S. Quill”

California Dreamin 2017 Writers Conference Part 8

Pitch Practice with Beth Yarnall

Late Friday evening, the first day of the conference, Author Beth Yarnell held a very detailed pitch practice for everyone who signed up to pitch on Saturday. She found out how few of us had ever pitched before, so instead of doing an overview, she chose to do a deep dive. I am so glad she did. Continue reading “California Dreamin 2017 Writers Conference Part 8”