I just finished reading Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater. It’s part of a trilogy (Linger and Forever). I found it in the For Sale shelf at the Himmel Park Library in Tucson, and when I opened the cover, the voice immediately hooked me. And so I bought it. I’m still not sure how I feel about the… Read More A book review: Shiver (I enjoyed it, most of the time)
I don’t normally do cover reveals. It’s not that I have anything against them. It’s just not the direction I usually take. But this cover reveal is special. It belongs to YA author Nikki Jefford. Nikki and I briefly worked at Anchorage Daily News together years ago. It didn’t take long for her to realize that journalism wasn’t… Read More “Stakeout” cover reveal
I’m hunkered down at the Loussac Library here in Anchorage, sitting at a table facing the windows. The sun is that deep blue that hits just before dusk and I feel restless and itchy, the way I always do at the end of the day (or at least, the end of the daylight), as if… Read More Louisa May Alcott, I love you
It’s the end of the week, you know what that means? Friday Freebies! And don’t be shy about entering, either. I always balked, thinking I’d never win. And then guess what? Last week I won a copy of the Big Book of Bondage from the giveaway hosted at Sharon Wachsler’s Bed, Body & Beyond. So cross your fingers… Read More Friday Freebies!
The big debate among writers latest is: Which is best–Traditional publishing with a book contract through an established publisher or setting your own terms through self-publishing? Honestly, I don’t think there’s a right or wrong answer. There are so many variables when it comes to publishing, so many individual problems and nuances, so many chance happenings that… Read More Traditional vs. Self-Publishing: What’s best?