Posts tagged "books"

I still have trouble introducing myself as a writer


“So what do you do for a living?” asks a woman I’ve just met. “I’m a web site developer.” I reply. “I specialize in Wordpress sites. What do you do?” “I’m a writer. I’ve been doing a lot of advertising copy and ecommerce stuff lately.” “That’s cool.” End of statement. I do not mention that… [Read More]

Thanks for the royalties

Royalty envelope

Twice a year my publisher sends me a royalty check. It’s always exciting, like getting a scratch-off lottery ticket that’s guaranteed to win. You just don’t know how much is waiting for you. It can vary by thousands of dollars from statement to statement, so I have no idea how much I’m going to get… [Read More]

Friends with words

How to Rock Your Baby

I know people who’ve written books! You should know about them! I reviewed Wendy’s book, The Wilder Life, last year and now she has a short follow-up called Don’t Trade the Baby for a Horse: And Other Ways to Make Your Life a Little More Laura Ingalls Wilder which is available in digital format only…. [Read More]