Q&A: Writer Sean Platt on Making Money Online

October 31, 2011

If you're a writer interested in making money online, don’t miss these insights from author and entrepreneur Sean Platt. Sean writes everything from children's books to horror novels to landing pages for websites. He co-founded CIMedia, an independent publisher with a focus on writing and social media, and is a contributing writer for Copyblogger. But […]

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Q&A: Overcoming Your Fears with Torre DeRoche

September 12, 2011

We talk a lot on this blog about following dreams, and that’s exactly what Torre DeRoche blogs about at The Fearful Adventurer. The Aussie also writes about facing her fears and the process of publishing her first book, which makes her a pretty perfect fit for an author Q&A here. Torre recently released her first […]

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Q&A: Gigi Rosenberg on Grant Writing

May 31, 2011

What writer wouldn’t want to win a grant to support her projects? To help us figure out how to do that, Gigi Rosenberg joins us today. Gigi works as a coach, teaching artists and others how to make fabulous presentations. She’s also a memoirist, and most importantly for this interview, author of recently released The […]

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Q&A: Chuck Sambuchino, Our Guide to Literary Agents

May 9, 2011

Update: The winner of the book giveaway is Dean Miller. Dean, Chuck will send you your choice of the 2011 Guide to Literary Agents or Formatting & Submitting Your Manuscript. Congrats! One of the best blogs around for writers is Chuck Sambuchino’s Guide to Literary Agents. (And I’m not just saying that because Chuck lets […]

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Q&A: Travel Writer Doug Mack on Importance of Voice

April 11, 2011

Whenever you have a goal, one of the best ways to succeed is talking to people who have already done it. Their road map might not be right for you, but you’re likely to gain at least one piece of insight that will help you on your own journey. That’s why I’m always psyched to […]

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Funding your writing: Q&A with C. Hope Clark

November 15, 2010

I love sharing fabulous resources on this blog. I enjoyed bringing you Mira’s List. And Marian Schembari. And The Creative Penn. Today we’re adding another to the ranks: C. Hope Clark and her FundsforWriters. Through her popular newsletter, website and blog, Hope helps writers find grants, contests, freelance gigs and other resources that can help […]

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Promoting via book blogs: Q&A with Devourer of Books

October 20, 2010

For authors looking to promote their books, book blogs present some awesome opportunities. But how do you know which bloggers will review your book? And what’s the best way to approach them? Here to enlighten us today is Jen Karsbaek, who reviews books at her blog, Devourer of Books. On Twitter, this Chicagoan is known […]

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Q&A with Laura Munson, a Modern Love success story

August 23, 2010

If you’ve ever thought about giving up as a writer, this Q&A is for you. Laura Munson wrote 14 books over the last 20 years, while juggling responsibilities as a stay-at-home mom and freelance writer. But not one of those books was published — until now. Laura’s a Modern Love success story. Her book, This […]

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Q&A with Indie author Stephanie Lee: solo travel & e-books

August 2, 2010

Not only do we have an awesome Q&A today with a traveler and writer, we also have my first-ever giveaway! A copy of The Art of Solo Travel. I’ll explain how to enter after the interview. The author of that book, Stephanie Lee, is here to share advice on traveling solo and tell us about […]

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Zoe Zolbrod on publishing with a small press

May 24, 2010

Most of the authors I interview on this blog write nonfiction, either memoir or travel writing or a combination of both, travel memoir. But today we’ve got a guest who has used her travel experience to inform a different type of writing: fiction. Zoe Zolbrod‘s first novel, Currency, which is set in Thailand, was released […]

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