Author Buzz

- by Vonna Harper

The Art of Running Your Business by M.J. Rose  Writing is an art and publishing is a business. Authors need to be the best artists they can be. That’s never changed.  But in the last ten years what has changed is we have to be involved in more of business than we ever did before […]

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Is It Time To Pack Yet?

- by Vonna Harper

I’m writing this on a late July morning, one of the few truly summer-like days we’ve had in the Northwest this weird year. It was one hell of a rainy winter. Darn near the rainiest on record. And of course along with downpour upon downpour comes cold. More than enough cold thank you very much. […]

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Sue Grimshaw’s New Gig–Ballantine, Bantam, Dell

- by Vonna Harper

Straight from Sue Grimshaw’s computer: Life’s Funny Changes . . .  First of all, I must thank Vella/Vonna (love how you authors have these multiple names, very clever & confusingJ), for inviting me to tell my tale.  Life certainly has its up’s & down’s, 2011 was my year for both.  Vonna thought you’d all be interested […]

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Avon Impulse Launches

- by Vonna Harper

An interview with Avon Senior Director of Publicity, Paperbacks Pamela Spengler-Jeffee and Executive Editor Carrie Feron: 1. Plans are to release a new Avon Impulse title each week. Does that mean you’ll be acquiring more titles than in the past or will some of Avon’s traditionally-published books move over to Impulse? Probably both. Publishing is […]

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