Category Archives: Ozark Writers League

WORKSHOPS

At Barnes & Noble where I often speak prior to signing books For the past four or five years I’ve held a semi-annual workshop at Ozark Folkways near Winslow, Arkansas. This non-profit organization provides rooms for all sorts of workshops … Continue reading

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NETWORKING SECRETS

Lisa Wingate on right and me at Oklahoma Writers Federation, Inc.Back in the archives of this blog somewhere, no doubt is a blog urging writers to network, but hopefully I’ve learned some more about the task as the years have … Continue reading

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Meeting a hot new writer

Meeting best selling authors is one of the big perks of being in this business. As a writer myself, I stand in awe of those who hit the best seller list, whether they do it with years of one book … Continue reading

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Dealing with rejection

Swinging bridges once helped us all cross rivers and streams. They’ve been replaced by concrete spans so that we no longer experience the adrenaline rush of crossing wide, rushing rivers while clinging to a single strand of rope. Maybe we … Continue reading

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Conferencing

We writers are often told how important networking is to our budding career. I couldn’t agree more. Most of my sales have been acquired through networking, either at conferences or meetings of writers’ organizations. Success most often comes because of … Continue reading

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