How did the idea for your book There Are No Good Men because There Are No Good Women present itself to you? I’ve always had a passion for women and the struggle they have with obtaining suitable companionship. But I guess I decided to put my learned experience in words when I decided to end […]
How did the story idea for Major Jazz come about? I was visiting San Francisco with my best friend, and she lived in the Fillmore District. She took me on a little tour of the jazz history, and we went into a few jazz clubs like Yoshi’s and Sheba Piano Lounge. I became so fascinated with […]
Today at The Blood-Red Pencil, I present another of my Writing in 140 commentaries, “Situating Oneself in the Publishdom.” Check it out, leave comments, and share it with others! Here’s a link. Be on your way!
5 Things I Learned About Publishing Almost 10 years and 7 books later, I learned that nothing is what it seems. My books have been published by St. Martins Press, Penguin/Putnam, and my writing has appeared in hi profile magazines like Newsweek, Glamour, and more. No matter the recession, a good idea still sells. True, the industry […]