IWSG: Tiempo, Temps, Mekwâc: Time

It’s time for another group posting of the IWSG: Insecure Writer’s Support Group! Time to release our fears to the world – or offer encouragement to those who are feeling neurotic. If you’d like to join us, click on the tab above and sign up. We post the first Wednesday of every month and encourage everyone to visit at least a dozen …

IWSG: December 2016

It’s time for another group posting of the IWSG: Insecure Writer’s Support Group! Time to release our fears to the world – or offer encouragement to those who are feeling neurotic. If you’d like to join us, click on the tab above and sign up. We post the first Wednesday of every month and encourage everyone to visit at least a dozen …

Today I’m Guest Blogging At …

Thank you to everyone who participated in the MC Book Tours Virtual Blog Tour  for my third novel Mâtowak Woman Who Cries. The month long tour was a good reminder of just how wonderful our blogosphere is. Those who stepped forward to help me spread word of my newest baby, I am forever in your debt. When your novel is due to …

IWSG: Book Release

It’s time for another group posting of the IWSG: Insecure Writer’s Support Group! Time to release our fears to the world – or offer encouragement to those who are feeling neurotic. If you’d like to join us, click on the tab above and sign up. We post the first Wednesday of every month and encourage everyone to visit at least a dozen …

Mâtowak: Woman Who Cries Virtual Book Tour begins.

My virtual book tour for Mâtowak: Woman Who Cries begins today. I’m listing the dates and links below in hopes that you’ll stop by, say hi, and wish me luck. That would mean a lot. Plus I’d like you to meet my hosts; they’ve volunteered to give a shoutout about my latest novel, and I am more grateful than I can say. Another …

Ask PZM: Oct 2016 – UPPING OUR GAME AS WRITERS

Q.  Do you think continued learning is necessary for writers throughout their writing lives? To answer this question, let me begin with a true story. Several years ago a fiction writer I knew had several of her books traditionally published.  Then somehow her new book proposals were not getting the traction her previous book proposals had gotten. I suggested that …

IWSG: The Bowl and the Stone

It’s time for another group posting of the IWSG: Insecure Writer’s Support Group! Time to release our fears to the world – or offer encouragement to those who are feeling neurotic. If you’d like to join us, click on the tab above and sign up. We post the first Wednesday of every month and encourage everyone to visit at least a dozen …

HEART STOPPER by Tamara Narayan

Please help me give a huge shoutout to Tamara Narayan and her new novel Heart Stopper. It’s an honour to have you as my guest today, Tamara. Congratulations on your new book.  From fellow blogger, Diana Wilder, at …about myself, by myself…: This is not sledgehammer blood or gore, but the sort of tantalizing, slowly building tension that will send you groping for …

Ask PZM: Sept ’16 – INKITT

Q: Can you share your meeting in Berlin at the book site Inkitt? Inkitt is a relatively new website started by people who believe that there is a better way than the current process for writers to submit their manuscripts first to agents and then, if lucky enough to obtain an agent, for the agents to submit to publishers. Here …

IWSG: September News and Question

It’s time for another group posting of the IWSG: Insecure Writer’s Support Group! Time to release our fears to the world – or offer encouragement to those who are feeling neurotic. If you’d like to join us, click on the tab above and sign up. We post the first Wednesday of every month and encourage everyone to visit at least a dozen …

Ask PZM: AudioBooks, Writers’ Conferences, Screenwriting tips

Q: Do you recommend having audiobooks besides ebooks for self-published books? This is an excellent question for which I do not have an answer as I personally have not yet tried creating audiobooks for any of my books or ebooks. Yet I may be missing the boat. In the Wall Street Journal print edition of July 22, 2016, the article …

News and Writing Tips

Phyllis Zimbler Miller will be guest hosting on August 10 on Ask PZM. Phyllis will discussing audiobooks, writers’ conferences, and tips for screenwriters. Hope you can stop by.  Today, I’m over at the IWSG blog with a small dose of encouragement. Love to see you there.  I found the tips below among some of my old notes. Not sure where …