The Dreaded Middle

- by Eileen Dreyer

Sigh. that’s how I think of a middle of a book. Just. Sigh. If you think of it, writing a book is like a love affair. You sense it first in the distance, something faint and alluring and seductive. Something that calls to your soul. Once you see it–really see it–you can’t think of anything […]

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Did I tell you I have ADD?

- by Eileen Dreyer

If you follow the Novelist Inc blog, you will have realized that I posted this about fifteen hours late. It’s not that I didn’t know it was due. It isn’t that I have nothing to say(yeah, like who’d ever believe that?). It’s that I’m on deadline. Okay, other people have been on deadline and gotten […]

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Intangibles

- by Eileen Dreyer

Question. Why is it so hard to quantify what you get out of a conference? Because the most important thing you carry home with you is not the notes you took or the recording you bought of all the speakers you missed. It isn’t even the appointment you might have had with a new editor, […]

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Woo hoo, My Book is Out! Oh, Hell, My Book is Out

- by Eileen Dreyer

It is the best of times, it is the worst of times. My new book, BARELY A LADY, came out this week. Anyone who has ever wanted to be published would assume that it would be a moment of unfettered joy, marked by fireworks, happy dances and rainbows. Champagne would be popped; Michael Buble would […]

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