On Saturday August 17, I’ll be presenting at a writers conference on Writing With a Tight Schedule—Tips and Ideas (plus Writing With Kids).
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As an author, I occasionally read the reviews of my books on Amazon, and sometimes this is a torturous event. Here’s the scoop on what those stars really mean to authors.
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I will be a panelist at the Life, the Universe, and Everything symposium on science fiction and fantasy in Provo, Utah on February 14-16, 2013. See you there!