Several months ago, I broke with the last of my 4 publishers. I’ve had 4 because the first became ill and closed the business. Another bought a company that held my contract and turned out to be a crook. Law enforcement eventually shut him down. A third tried to change t
Since my brief hiatus in July, when I entertained a former student from South Africa, the last few weeks have been busy. I taped 4 new episodes of Just Read It. (Click) That’s the ten minute book review program I co-host with Susan Stoner, author of the Sage Adair mystery series.
In the writers’ pecking order, the author with a publisher stands taller than the one who is self-published. Having a publisher implies someone other than the writer believes in the work enough to commit hard cash to producing it. Nonetheless, after working with 4 publishers, I’
Opening my electronic mail, recently, I found as comment from a reader: “Each time I read Gothic Spring, or any of your novels, really, I’m reminded again that you are a storyteller extraordinaire.” I’m not modest enough to bury the compliment. Writers cherish a few kind