When it comes to creating your author persona, some people call this creating your “Author Brand,” keep in mind you... View Article
Private Lies, Warren Adler - In the epigraph of my novel Private Lies, I got permission from Ernest Hemingway’s heirs to use a quote from his story “The Snows of Kilimanjaro.” It describes finding the dried and frozen carcass of a leopard on the western summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Warren Adler - I’ve always loved mysteries, my favorite mystery author being George Simenon who, in my opinion, is the master of brevity. Simenon wrote a masterful series of seventy-five novels and twenty-eight short stories following Inspector Maigret.
Lisa Dale Norton - Many editing services break memoir editing into a menu of options from which you must choose and pay for individually. My expertise combines these services.
In today’s digital publishing environment, many authors wonder if having a literary agent is at all necessary. The short answer... View Article
One of the issues that comes up frequently with my clients and students, especially those who have been working on a particular project for a long time, is “How do I know when it’s done?”
War of the Roses, Warren Adler - The recent launch of It’s Over Easy sent a steady stream of emails my way with the following question: What does the author of The War of the Roses have to say about quickie divorces online?
by Gregg Hurwitz Readers often ask me, “How did you come up with Evan Smoak?” It’s always tough to say... View Article
A roman à clef is a French word that loosely defines a novel as a work of fiction based on... View Article
No matter what form of writing you practice, whether you are a memoirist, novelist, poet, essayist or journalist—or you are... View Article