writing

a bunny-eat-bunny world

Another Q from Deborah: Back in ’89, you wrote a picture book, The Canary Who Sailed with Columbus. How did that book come about? Have you considered writing more children’s

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writing from life

From the Deborah Bouziden interview: DB: In October, there was an incident involving a pair of hiking shoes. Writers know that everything that happens to them is fodder for the

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audio book giveaway winners

Thanks to all who took part in the Fireside audio giveaway! Here’s how the winners were chosen–with the super-duper Random Integer Generator. This will satisfy anyone’s inner geek. Interested geeks

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questions for writers

Oh, snap: “In America only the successful writer is important, in France all writers are important, in England no writer is important, and in Australia you have to explain what

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books for writers

More of the Deborah Bouziden interview: DB: What are three or four books writers should have on their shelves? And why these books? SW: What a great question! I’m totally going

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a learnable craft

Conversation with Deborah Bouziden, continued… DB: Do you have a set writing schedule? If yes, what is it? If not, please explain how you work. I read that you write

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The dog ate my copy edit.

No, really, he did. There’s something about those little copy edit flags he can’t resist. (A copy edit is an almost-final once-over on the manuscript. The copy editor indicates her

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Welcome to my nightmare.

So here’s why writers don’t get cocky no matter how well their books are selling. The actual work of writing never changes. This is Lakeshore Christmas. Or it will be

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reading to music

I love to read and write with music playing. The playlist for writing Fireside is a thing of beauty, I gotta say. You can see it, listen to samples or

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hometown bookstore

Would you please check out this nice window display? Eagle Harbor Book Company made a splash for Fireside and Fire Fly Lane by Kristin Hannah. The girls are on fire!

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