~~Greetings and salutations from beyond the conference. My bags are finally unpacked and I’m sort of caught up on sleep so let’s dive further into our discussion on attending writing conferences. As you know, I recently returned from a three-day conference in Calgary, Canada where I attended both as a presenter and participant. I… Continue reading My Twisted Writer Brain…Five Good Reasons to Get Thee to a Writer’s Festival or Conference
I just returned from When Words Collide(WWC) a three-day conference in Calgary, Canada. This well-run conference saw upwards of 800 guests and participants which generated tremendous energy, creativity, and excitement. Since WWC is more than an eight-hour drive for me I now need to rest up and regroup before I begin to decipher the weekend.… Continue reading My Twisted Writer Brain…After the Conference.
I'm getting ready to send a manuscript to my beta readers. Here are the guidelines and questions I'm asking them to consider before and during the reading process. Let's face it, there’s no use having someone tell you how wonderful your work is because that doesn’t allow you to make it any better. You need… Continue reading My Twisted Writer Brain…Directions for Beta Readers