Tag: Books

Song of the Lion

Book Review: Song of the Lion

In author Anne Hillerman’s latest book, Song of the Lion, Bernadette Manuelito emerges as a savvy heroine who does her job with intelligence and wit while stoically ignoring the irritation of not being respected by a fellow officer. It is not luck or pride that motivates Manuelito, it’s […]

Book Signing

The Signing Experience

I’ve done several readings at Tome on the Range in Las Vegas, NM, featuring my books. Every time I do one, I’m a wreck and second-guess whether I said the right things and whether people received my reading well. On Saturday at my most recent reading and signing, […]

People's Faire Map

Poetry abounds at Spot 59

The 38th Annual People’s Faire is next Saturday, Aug. 27. I will be in space 59 (see map), selling my books. Please stop by. Featured books are my latest publications, 25 Days of Christmas, an Advent Journey, and Lines, Poetry in Notion. 25 Days is in print; Lines […]

Slide Share Slide Show

Okay, this is SO COOL, I had to try it. Although I don’t claim to be an expert in… well, anything, I have made the following presentation at several meetings and wanted to share it with my readers. It is about indie publishing at the very basic level […]

Book Cover

Yea! New Book Published

I just indie published a new book. 25 Days of Christmas, An Advent Journey rejoices in the birth of Christ through poetry. Words and phrases that evoke Advent, a time of expectant waiting for the Child of Wonder, inspired each poem. The accompanying scripture reflects on the promises […]

Finding Family

A Little Rejection Never Hurts

… at least not for long. Sigh. Just received notification that I was not selected as a winner in the Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book contest. I entered “Finding Family,” my contemporary novel about a family coming together. Didn’t even make honorable mention. I tell myself winning would have […]

A blatant pitch for book sales

…from a terrible marketer My problem with writing has nothing to do with writing; it has to do with selling. Every book I have written is working reading, the last one perhaps more so than the first three. Not because it is a better book, but because I […]