inspiration for writing / interviews / memoir / writing about memories

Downsizing, Simplifying, Passing Things On

I’m going through some old files of blog posts I wrote years ago on a site which no longer exists (Do you remember the GeoCities platform?). Turns out some of those old posts are truly “evergreen.” Here’s hoping you’ll enjoy this one! Oct 17, 2008 Downsizing, Simplifying, Passing Things On My husband is a First … Continue reading

interviews / literary agents / traditional publishing / writers' conferences

Tips for A Writer’s Conference Interview

This post is some excerpts from an actual email letter of advice to a writer who was signing up to speak with a publisher’s representative at a writer’s conference. Since the writer did not indicate to me exactly who she was going to meet, I provided the following general advice. Know who you are meeting with … Continue reading