Posts Tagged: success

So, anticlimactic letdown?

Nah, just a satisfied pause. Already, friends, Romans and countrymen are peppering me with questions of what I plan to do next to market the trilogy.  They’re correct, I need to work at it.  In order to turn my trilogy into the little books that could, I have to sell them myself. But, I’ve also… Read more »

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 »

The secret of my unsuccess

May brings many eventful days that always make it a highlight month for me.  There’s Mother’s Day, a long-time favorite even without Mom around anymore (plenty of other Moms still available for me to send cards or greetings), there’s the traditional Memorial Day weekend (not so significant a break these days) and, of course, my… Read more »

What’s up(beat)?

I was walking with a friend of mine on the beach yesterday (and a beautiful day it was, with the coolish water warming nicely by the end of our walk) and she was telling me about her new job that she was starting next week. She had given herself a week in between the old… Read more »

Considering celebrity

One of the staples of these large conventions is the bringing in of guests.  These range from the relatively obscure to the wildly popular.  The basic law of economics operates efficiently in these situations:  The most in demand “stars” charge high prices for either photo ops or autographs; the most in demand artists charge high… Read more »