Tag: Writing

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ANNOUNCING: My very own newsletter!

I’ve been teasing this on my blog and my Twitter account for several weeks now, but at last, after lots of preparation, nervous jitters, and prayer, I can finally reveal the Big Thing… The Wordsmithery, a monthly newsletter from A Writer’s Tale! If you had asked me a year ago if I’d ever start a newsletter, I would’ve been quite taken aback. It’s not … Read More ANNOUNCING: My very own newsletter!

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The Art of Writing Conference {with notes!}

“Every writer should make an effort to attend writers’ conferences,” they said. “It’ll be fun,” they said. Boy howdy, were they right!  Caroline (of Cosmos and a Cuppa) and I set out with her husband Daniel and their 15-month-old on Tuesday morning, bound for the Art of Writing Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Before I go any further with this story, allow me to say … Read More The Art of Writing Conference {with notes!}

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Exciting News, Adventures, and (side)Steps!

First, the News! As my readers know, I’ve been preparing my book proposal for Operation Lionhearted (the title I finally decided upon!), and it’s about 80% complete. When I got to the section about marketing and promotion, however, I stalled. Me? Marketing myself and my book?! How is one supposed to even do that without coming off as a snake-oil salesman?! Clearly, I needed … Read More Exciting News, Adventures, and (side)Steps!