Book blogger Steven Buechler was kind enough to do a Q&A with me on his site. I talk about why I wrote The Best Polish Restaurant in Buffalo, my plans to promote it, and a little bit about what I’m working on next. Check it out here.
Caution: Spoilers abound in this post! If you haven’t started watching this show yet, don’t read this. Being an author, I hesitate to promote screen-watching over reading, but if I am to be honest, it’s really hard for me to find a book that grabs me the way the best serial shows do these days.
Two years ago, I decided I was finally going to write a story I’ve been avoiding for most of my life, because I thought it would be too hard to tell. But it’s turned out to be one of the most rewarding experiences of my writing career. This story is based on the life of
What kind of free resources for writers can you find on this site? For starters, there’s my e-book, Writing for First-Time Novelists. In it, I’ve tried to distill the knowledge I’ve gained over the past 30 years of maintaining a regular writing routine into an as-short-as-possible handbook, written in accessible language. You can download it
Kat at Indies Unlimited has become a great supporter of My Writing Network, the new project I’ve started to help budding and established authors promote themselves online by giving them their own websites. She saw the value of this mission and wanted to help publicize it, for which I could not be more grateful. Please
In my latest fit of madness, and because apparently I’m not happy unless I’m tearing my hair out over something, I’ve created My Writing Network. This is much more than another online writing community: each member actually receives their own website, completely free, which they can use to blog, promote their work, and even sell
Several years ago I did a performance with Don Sedgwick and Mary Knickle for Samhain Night. I read some original poetry, and Mary and Don played and sang. It was a great evening, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Below are the poems I read. They won’t make as much sense without the songs to go
On Saturday, Aug. 15, the Port Medway Readers’ Festival was graced with the presence of David Adams Richards, who has won too many awards to count, and whose body of work will be regarded with awe by any Canadian author, as well as those American and Commonwealth readers and writers who are lucky enough to
Every budding writer knows the rule: if you want to become a better writer, you have to stick to a routine. What happens when you do this for thirty years?