Romance Writers of America: Pros and Cons
Part the First
Part the First
Our weekend is all “booked”. I’m sorry, I couldn’t resist.
The conundrum I’m facing today: Writers need a platform. For a platform, they must seduce people into caring that they exist and write books. To seduce, they must interact and self-promote. Follow my blog with Bloglovin (AKA Bloglovin’ says I have to do this if I want my blog on their site.) Not everything you hear about introverts is true, but it is sterling 100% silver true that I hate self-promoting. And, OK, to be honest I’m not super fond…
A Field Guide For Observers
Happy Birthday to Theodor Seuss Geisel. My heartfelt, grateful thanks for the side-eye looks of horror and confusion from volunteer readers that I bring into my PreK class and then unleash the good Doctor’s work on. Their disbelief that they have to learn what is essentially a new language, on the fly, in front of twenty five wiggly four-year-olds warms my heart on the coldest of days. I thank you, Dr. Seuss, and I read your books every year.
Smart people have defended romance for years. Here are some of their articles.
The ongoing saga. Look, there has to be at least some fun in this process. Dragging you along is fun.
You may address me as “Countess”. Snickering is optional.
You know, after you really needed it for the contest.
I can’t help it, the term gives me a mental image of headhunters every time.