It’s almost the end of Hanukkah (also known as the Festival of Lights because of the miracle of a small amount of oil that lasted eight days and lit the menorah of the Maccabees) and I’ve just experienced a miracle. Seriously. And not only that, it was a miracle of light! Dealing with living alone
Category Archives: Creative Writing
I’ve written a book. I’ve published it. I’m working like crazy to get the book its fair share of attention. Now what? When will Oprah phone? I meant it as a joke, well only sort of. In the process of marketing, I’ve joined lots of organizations, blogs, groups, etc. that appeal to writers. And one
You think that when the writing is over the fun begins? I don’t think so! There’s so much more to do. And figuring out your genre is top of the list. One of the first assignments I found myself steeped in was determining what genre my novel fell into. What category of writing was it?
I recently attended the Jerusalem International Book Fair. And boy did I learn stuff! I like going to these fairs. As a reader, I’ve always loved being surrounded by so many books. As an author, I felt it important to mingle with other writers, to see what they’re up to. And now, as a self-published
It’s going to happen today at 2:00 (that’s 1400 hours for those of you on 24 hour time). The printer called and said the books will be ready. That means the “new” books – without my email printed on the cover, without the misspelled words that I did not catch, without the uneven border all
I thought that the writing of the novel would be the hard part – how wrong I was! I’ve completed a novel – my first book after several years of writing cookbooks and articles for magazines and newspapers. I was determined to do it all – by myself. That means I was forgoing the “traditional”