Teaching to Learn

- by Elaine Isaak

Tomorrow, I’ll be at the New Hampshire Writers’ Project Writers Day, teaching World-building 101.  This conference is a fun one-day event that attracts writers from around New England to teach and to learn.  And one of the things I’ve learned is that those two activities are intimately connected. One measure of how well you understand […]

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Clip-clop! Clip-clop! Some Amish Trivia

- by Charlotte Hubbard

To celebrate today’s debut of my first Amish novel, SUMMER OF SECRETS, I’m going to give you some trivia about the Amish in Missouri, where my new Seasons of the Heart series is set. Researching these books and meeting these fascinating people has been a learning experience in many ways. Did you know . . […]

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Who Holds Your Sword?

- by Charlotte Hubbard

As I did this morning’s Tarot meditation, a habit I’ve revived with the new year to regain some balance in my life, I asked the question “How shall I focus myself today?” This strong, positive card came up at the center of my spread. I love the DruidCraft Tarot deck (and this image is used […]

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Dodging the Agent Bullet

- by Laura Resnick

It was five years ago this month that I decided to quit the author-agent business model. Since then, I have managed my own writing career without a literary agent, submitted and sold my books to publishers myself, and retained the services of a literary lawyer to negotiate my publishing contracts and to assist me with […]

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