Monthly Archives: November 2013

My Publisher Hat

My life-long goal has been to write novels and, secondarily, have someone want to publish them. But last night, on the phone, a college sophomore called requesting to update my information. I told her I don’t work in the newspaper … Continue reading

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Two Author Interviews

I’m a little over my head with press stuff right now, so besides Rob Yardumian, I’ve been quiet on the Seven Questions front. But I’d love to share links to two recent author interviews. Liz Prato I just discovered this wonderful … Continue reading

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Editing on Paper

I’m at the very tail end of editing my press’ March book, The Gods of Second Chances by Dan Berne. It’s amazing how a manuscript that has been read and revised multiple times can still need tweaks once it’s in bound book … Continue reading

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Author Interview: Rob Yardumian on Inspiration, POV, and Writing Songs

Rob Yardumian’s enchanting, sun-filled debut novel, The Sound of Songs Across the Water, transports readers to a heat-soaked California back yard in the 1990s where two former bandmates have resolved to put aside old differences to make a record. Rob’s … Continue reading

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