Tag: publishing

Jan 10

Aspirations and Efficiency

This past December my Deadwood Writers Voices editor, John McCarthy, asked us if we were thinking ahead into 2018 and would we like to share what was on our minds for our writer’s life. There was also a post by Robin Covington on her Facebook page asking if we could pick one word to carry …

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Jan 01

2017 Writer’s New Year and Resolutions

2016 was another good year for the Deadwood Writers. More members are publishing on this site as well as, and perhaps more importantly, are publishing commercially. Diana Hirsch, Jon Reed, and Wendi Knape have published works that show range and depth of quality. Wendi’s book, Hot Blacktop becomes available on January 10. Check out their …

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May 08

I Pitched an Agent, and I Liked It

Most people will never pitch a book to an agent, because the experience ranks somewhere among swimming with sharks, getting naked in front of strangers and driving in Detroit with your doors unlocked. I planned to keep my pitches to the baseball field or the horse barn. Yet, outside conference room C, I paced and …

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Jan 23

Rambling Thoughts on a Winter’s Day…

The internet is old enough now to be new all over again. Ten years ago, “hyperlinks” were all the rage for how to get your website ranked higher in the search engines. Popular sites “recommend” other popular sites by exchanging links with them to produce higher browser rankings for both. Think of it as word-of-mouth …

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