It's rare that I don't finish reading a book that I've begun, mainly because I'm quite persnickety about the books that I choose. Long ago I realized that to become a good writer, it was important to read good writers, and so I generally shuffle through the pages of a book under consideration, read short portions … Continue reading Point of View: Authors Be Careful!
As a member of The Authors Guild, I have a great appreciation for writers who spend the time and effort to learn their craft and who understand the publishing world. It's not easy, and it takes years of studying, learning, making mistakes, and trying again until some sort of success is reached. I also belong … Continue reading Giving Writers a Bad Name