I’m not usually a nonfiction reader, so didn’t know what to expect with Rachel King’s novel People Along the Sand. Surprisingly, King chose to write this history of the Oregon Beach Bill as a novel and I was captivated! I asked her to talk about this interesting choice.
Award-Winning Author Talks Pacing
My client, Alan Lastufka, just released his horror/thriller novel to amazing reviews and has already won three major industry awards! I asked him to talk about how he approached the pacing of this impressive novel.
Nancy LaFever’s Pro Editing Tips Featured on Entertaining Insights
My good pal/colleague Nancy Berk’s bio doesn’t give her talent and versatility enough credit, in my humble opinion. Writer, standup comic, and intuitive interviewer for her unique podcast, Entertaining Insights, she asked me for some editing tips for the second segment of her latest celeb interview with comedian and new author, Dan Naturman.
Romance Author’s Challenges When Plotting a Series
Marie Sinclair has just released her first novel, “A Kind of Forever,” a gay romance with well-drawn characters and an engaging storyline. But she faces the author’s challenge of creating a stand-alone novel that will eventually be part of a series.
Author Lisa Hardwick’s Passage through Postpartum Depression
Lisa Hardwick has written a startlingly honest memoir about her experience with postpartum depression. I asked her to talk about her choice to share this with readers.
Author Takes a Real Life Approach to Rescuing Companies
In “The Long Game,” author Rod Moore’s goal was to differentiate his book from others who “rescue” companies and write about it. I asked him what were the most important aspects of his methods to convey to readers?
YA Protagonist Teaches Us to See Through New Eyes
William Klein’s new YA novel takes a brave, young protagonist through the scary realities of refugees seeking asylum in the U.S. Knowledgeable on this timely topic, Klein vividly takes readers on his MC’s ride.
Where Do You Work/Nosh?
As a work-at-home editor/writer/author coach, I tend to become a tad uncivilized and antisocial. As in, “How many days have I worn this sweatshirt?” Or I’ll catch myself asking the pup questions that are above her reading level and pay grade.