My bet with author Diane M. Graham

My friend, founding member with me at the New Authors’ Fellowship, and now fellow author at Splashdown Books,Diane M. Graham,  just released her debut novel I Am Ocilla. Prior to the release of the book, one of her proof readers said something on Facebook about the twists and turns in Diane’s book. I made the…

The next best thing to a movie of Winter!

I’ve been a little under the weather today and haven’t felt up to doing a vlog. I do want to give you something, though. Today is also my birthday. And my gift to you is this very special announcement. We’re in the process of producing the next best thing to an actual movie of Winter….

Contest Round-Up

I found out that Winter is involved in FIVE reader/audience voted contests this month. (Two continue on into February.) There’s so many links going around that I wanted to round them all up in one place so I could only promote one link. PLEASE go vote in each contest. It would mean the world to…

Winter up for a Grace Award

Winter is in the running for a Grace Award. These awards are completely reader driven during the first phase. The three finalists in each category will be reviewed by a panel of three judges to determine the winner. To read the official Voting Guidelines, CLICK HERE. But since some of you have expressed confusion about what…

What I'll be working on in 2012.

People keep asking me, “What’s next?” or some other derivative of what I have planned for this next year in writing. So here’s the complete low down on what you can expect. It may not look like a lot listed, but any writer can tell you that this is a pretty full plate. Beginning next week I…

The New Generation Writer – Rule #2

READ RULE #1 We’ve lost “artist” status as authors in the eyes of most people. At least, that’s how I’ve experienced. What’s caused this? Well, it’s because we don’t act like other artists. In this digital age, most authors sit behind their computer screens and go from writing word #1 to published author without ever…