On this week’s Firsts in Fiction podcast, we’ll be chatting with author/editor Kathy Ide about Holiday Fiction and the dos and don’ts of writing about popular holidays. You can watch the live stream and join the chat every Tuesday evening at 6:30 PST.
On today’s blog, Kathy shares her ideas for maintaining your credit as a writer:
The buzz word in publishing is platform. And for good reason. Authors need to get the word out about their books. After all, if no one knows about them, no one will buy them.
But there’s another “p word” that, in … read the rest. . .
Let’s be real clear about something: Medical depression is a chemical imbalance, it’s a body malfunction that makes it hard to function. The same way a broken thumb makes it hard to hold a mug without a handle. You learn other ways of managing, and you know that some day the thumb will heal. It may not always work perfectly, but it will work. And if it doesn’t, you learn other ways of managing, of holding your mug.
People who suffer from depression are not weak in faith. It’s not a spiritual deficiency. Sometimes holding on to that mug takes … read the rest. . .
So, I’m hoping by now y’all know I’m also working behind the scenes social media for Kathy Ide. I was blessed to meet her at the Orange County Christian Writers Conference in April.
Well, one of the first tasks I get to do is help promote her newest book giveaway.
21 Days of Christmas
The Fiction Lover’s Devotional Series is a great collection of 21 short, easy to read, thought-provoking stories and the newest edition is ready just in time for Christmas.
All you need to do is click on over to FictionDevo.com and click on the … read the rest. . .