April 12, 2014

FAQs from Book Clubs

There are always people at book clubs who are curious about the process of writing and getting published. Here are the most popular questions so far.
April 5, 2014

Interview: Renee Rosen

Renee Rosen's novel Dollface was an Editor's Choice in February's Historical Novels Review. I also reviewd Dollface in last week's blog and it's a delight to share some of Renee's experiences and advice this week.
April 2, 2014


Book review and analysis of writing technique. Rosen has devised a conflict for Vera that keeps us turning the pages. One man is dependable and devoted to her, the other is impulsive but she can’t turn off her physical attraction to him. It can’t go on like this.
March 15, 2014

Three Souls is a BC Book Prizes Finalist

I came home from San Francisco to learn that Three Souls has been nominated for the BC Book Prizes.
February 12, 2014

What Film Options Really Mean

This blog is for every author who's ever been asked "Have you thought of making your book into a movie?" Ten questions about film options and what it takes for books to be made into movies. I ask the dumb questions so you don't have to.
January 17, 2014

Interview: Jim Lynch

Author, journalist, and all-around nice guy Jim Lynch talks about his latest novel, which part of writing takes him the longest, and dispenses some advice for aspiring authors.