The Multi-Faceted Writer

Nowadays authors aren’t only creating the tome you purchase in a bookstore, online, or via your e-reader. Writers are also publicists, web content editors, marketers, and geniuses of social media. And it seems that emerging writers have it even harder these days having to build a base before the work itself is complete.

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Book Expo 2011: Come one, come all!

Book Expo of America was held in New York City again and proved to be as big an event as ever. In terms of giveaways it was more extravagant than last year with publishers celebrating with cupcakes (Wiley) and some with beer (HarperCollins). All had galleys or some kind of giveaways to entice readers and book lovers to stay at their booth or come by again.

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Jentel Artist Residency: Week 3 (Winding down)

The third week at the Jentel Artist Residency in Wyoming brought about some blocked moments and surges of insecurity on my part. These come-and-go and at a residency you hope to be at your most productive, but can force creativity to flow. But the week progressed better than it started with good food, good people, and good times.

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