My Take 5 Interview on Writer Unboxed

Well, my writing career has officially gone to the birds. Literally. Today, I’m over on Writer Unboxed not as the author of another article on indie publishing but as the subject of a Take 5 interview about my new children’s book about a team of racing pigeons, High Flyers: Rookie of the Year, for children [...]

How to Find the Right Illustrator for Your Children’s Book

Today I’m over at Writer Unboxed talking about my new children’s chapter book, High Flyers: Rookie of the Year (ages 7-10), and how overcoming my fear of sharing creative control helped me find the perfect illustrator to bring my book to life. Check it out »

How to Create a Book Cover That Connects with Readers

Have you ever wondered why some book covers attract readers while others are ignored? Today, I’m over at Writer Unboxed deconstructing the book cover design process and providing helpful hints for creating a cover that gets noticed. Check it out: How to Create a Book Cover That Connects with Readers

Author In Progress – Now Available!

It’s been an exciting week. On Tuesday, my newest project, Author In Progress: A No-Holds-Barred Guide to What It Really Takes to Get Published, launched. This project is near and dear to my heart because I got to work with some of my favorite writers in the world: the Writer Unboxed team. Together, we assembled [...]

Interview with Richard Dalglish, Author of Day of the Fastle

From time to time, we writers like to take the occasional break. Whether it’s a few weeks to let a manuscript cool or a summer off between projects, sometimes a little distance is nice. For fantasy author Richard Dalglish, a “little break” ended up lasting twenty years, culminating recently in the [...]

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