Posts Tagged: author

It’s my blog and I’ll cry if I want to…

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=kaR_jfoYL1Q   I’ve been wrestling with writing a new blog for a few days.  Initially, it was going to be a rant on what’s considered realistic writing, but then it occurred to me that a blog like that was entirely self-serving and possibly (probably?) of little interest to anyone else. Normally, I wouldn’t care. … Read more »

And so it begins…

The final book in Jeremy Shuttle’s adventure with his amazing sketchbook is now under way. You’ve followed Jeremy’s travels as he’s uncovered more about the sketchbook, more about his Dad’s mysterious disappearance and more about the part Jeremy and his imagination play in this strange and increasingly deadly chase.  Now, with “What Next?” having successfully… Read more »

Galley Ho!

After battling with a prolonged cold (two weeks, can you believe?), I’ve finally managed to go through the “official” review of the galley copy of “What Next?”. For those of you unfamiliar to the process, a “galley” copy is created from the final manuscript and is used to verify the book prior to actual publication. … Read more »

When did this turn into work?

Blog posts were temporarily disabled due to a still unexplained interruption in my access to my website.  I apologize to all you deprived fans out there.  Now, read on… Having a successful couple of weeks recently in making great progress on “What Next?”, I had a moment for some introspection to contrast the style and… Read more »

Writing without a net

(Missed a few days of posts, sorry, but we’re back on schedule.  Thanks for your patience!) You all know how we love “theme weeks” here on the JMD blog and now we present one long overdue…a week about my thoughts and impressions on being a writer, complete with subtext headlines, no less! Now, read on… I have been making excellent progress in… Read more »

But what do you call a hungry writer?

As I celebrate the publishing of my first book and the subsequent work that must be done to create awareness of it, I began wondering what to call myself now. In its most basic form, obviously, I could finally label myself an author.  I had made a non-existent distinction between the word “author” and the… Read more »