novels

WHERE DO EDITORS COME IN?

At the recent Novelists’ Inc conference in St. Pete Beach, Florida, Mary Theresa Hussey and I offered a panel discussion on the role of freelance editors in the publishing process. ...

How to Have a Great Conversation: Listen Up!

It’s not a secret:  the best conversationalists are rarely the ones with their mouths open. Your wittiest friends likely have great powers of observation, and those people you most admire...

Where Do You Find Your Hum?

Where I live, February is the cruelest month.  It’s a good thing it’s also the shortest, because it’s certainly the most depressing.  Even if there’s not a lot of snow,...