5 Reasons why you should attend a writing festival

This is the second year I’ve served on the Board for the Stockholm Writers Festival, and the second year I plan on attending. The first year, I wasn’t sure if I should attend or not. Of course I wanted to support the festival in its debut year! But when I thought about me at theContinue reading “5 Reasons why you should attend a writing festival”

Setting up an email list

I’ve finally broken down and listened to the advice many successful authors have passed on for years. No, it’s not, ‘Write every day.’ I’ve given up ever pulling that off while I have small children and live in the frozen north (for the record, I do try to follow that advice, but my version goes something more like, ‘PrayContinue reading “Setting up an email list”

Steps in Networking

After our writers’ group workshop last week, a few of us stopped off at a local Irish pub. Despite one of our members wanting to punch the bartender for his poor stout-pouring skills (did I mention he’s from Ireland?), we had a great time. Six of us crammed into a booth and chatted about everythingContinue reading “Steps in Networking”