Monthly Archives: January 2014
My last two blog entries have been way too too serious. I thought I’d have a little fun. Here, then, is my appearance on the Stephen Colbert show. Please enjoy! Stephen: “My guest tonight is Annette Drake, author of Celebration House, Bone Girl … Continue reading
Pardon me while I have my anxiety attack. I just opened the returned manuscript for Bone Girl from one of my beta readers. I’m overwhelmed with all of the notes he made on it, written in red type, and all … Continue reading
These authors are bypassing the gatekeepers – agents and publishers – who tell them “the prose isn’t drawing me in quite strongly enough” or “we don’t feel that your work is right for us at this time” or you make … Continue reading
For years, this quote hung above my desk: 95% of people talk about writing a book, 30% of people start writing a book, 3% finish it. It will be one year ago next month that I started this blog. While … Continue reading
Author spotlight: Troy Lambert.