Author's Blog

Faced with Distraction . . .

For Your Information

Faced with Distraction, We Need Willpower – By John Coleman – Harvard Business Review –

Harry Potter author writing new adult novel – By Christine Kearney – Times Colonist –

Entertainment Report Claims Artists Making More than Ever – By Jon Martindale – ITProPortal –

How to Sell a Novel in Just 25 Years! – By Holly Robinson – Huffington Post –

So how much is a fair price to pay for an e-book? – By Charles Cooper – CNET News –

WestBow Press Announces Second Annual “Women of Faith” Writing Contest Finalists – By Digital Journal –

Justin Bieber to publish second book – By Times Live –

South Fla. Author of New Espionage Thriller Novel Offers $10,000 Scholarship – By Horizon Publishing – –


Quote(s) of the Day

“Books aren’t written, they’re rewritten. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn’t quite done it.” – Michael Crichton

“Your first draft, you write with your heart and soul; your succeeding drafts, you edit with your mind.” – ACL



Writing Contest

Tom Howard/John H. Reid Short Story Contest – Any type of original short story, essay or other prose is eligible – Deadline Mar 31, 2012 –




Special Tribute

The Man Who Made Publishing a High-Wire Act – By Charles McGrath – The New York Times –