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Guest Posting on 1st Books
I don't review books on 1st Books, but I do host traditionally-published author guest posts to coincide with new book releases, as space allows. If you're interested, contact me through this page, and please include the title, publisher, and publication date.
I recognize the market is changing and many fine books are self-published these days, but due to volume considerations, at the moment I'm only hosting authors who publish with traditional publishers.
Category Archives: Writing Quotes and Other Literary Fun
“I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.” – Marilyn Monroe
I did a panel on writing dialogue at the San Francisco Writers’ Conference yesterday, and ran out of the handouts I brought. So for those of you who asked for a copy afterward, and anyone else who is interested: Meg’s … Continue reading
I recently posted on my Huffington Post blog a Twitterature Literary Match game — and thought I’d share it here along with the answers. Just match the 2012 tweet to its author. The tweets: 1. Every time I type “novel,” … Continue reading
A funny, engaging, moving, and insightful 17-minute talk by author Isabel Allende. Happy New Year, Writer-friends! Continue reading