For the first time in my life, I bought a book because I saw a book trailer. Yes I did! Here’s the story… A few weeks ago I saw a tweet about a book trailer and I clicked on the link because I’m interested in how people make book trailers for my professional-type work. And […]
Reading and Writing
Why I finally bought a Kindle
A year or two ago I couldn’t imagine wanting to read a book without paper pages. Now there is a Kindle in the drawer beside my bed. What happened? I’m definitely not a naysayer when it comes to e-readers and the whole digital revolution thing. I’ll let others man those particular barricades. I just really […]
WHAT GOOD IS GOD? Philip Yancey
A book review on Philip Yancey’s book, What Good is God?
Book Trailers: The Personal Touch
Q. When is it absolutely right for an author to appear in his/her own book trailer? A. When the book is a very personal story. Book trailers are all the rage these days, the latest marketing tool for the multi-media age. If you haven’t seen one yet, they are essentially like the movie trailers you […]
Procrastination: Seven (Virtuous) Ways to Avoid Writing Your Novel
I know you think you’re already pretty good at Doing Anything But Writing, but stick with me kid, and I will make you a STAR. For ten years, my novel was only one page long. I dare you to beat that. Plus, I can even make you feel good about yourself, while you procrastinate. How […]
DELIRIUM, Lauren Oliver
A book review of Delirium by Lauren Oliver.