Today--Sunday, September 27th--my friend Jess and I went to Pier 97 on the West Side Highway in Manhattan to attend the first annual Elsie Fest (named after Sally's friend in Cabaret)! Elsie Fest was organized by Darren Criss from Glee and it was a music festival for musical theater.We arrived around 2 pm, wandered around … Continue reading Elsie Fest 2015
Back in June, just after I put Pearl up on Amazon, I came across a thread on AbsoluteWrite discussing keywords.Amazon keywords are important because they help potential readers find your work. Also, the more niche you can get with the keywords, the more likely it is that your book's rank will be higher, which makes … Continue reading Amazon Keywords
My cousin Liz went on a three-week long study abroad course to Belfast, Northern Ireland this summer--and she brought me back this book.I should probably explain. I appointed myself the family historian.This is for a couple of reasons: 1) I love history. 2) I'm a masochist (hehe) and 3) Since I basically have to explain … Continue reading Family History Mysteries
1. Writing friends are awesomeMy first college writing professor told me that while writing is a solitary occupation, writers still need people. I didn't quite believe her. Sorry, Professor Triant, wherever you are. You were right. In the past couple of years, through blogs and writing forums, I have made writing friends. We met for … Continue reading 5 More Things I’ve Learned About Writing Recently
The Affected BOGO is Upon Us…Author Randi Lee is running a buy one, get one promotion for two of her books: purchase a copy of Randi Lee’s “Affected” between September 14—22, 2015 and receive a free eBook version of “Snap! A Quite Quick Collection.” To receive your free eBook, e-mail a copy of your receipt … Continue reading Randi Lee’s Affected Buy One, Get One!!