What my year in books reflects

ow I understand why it’s taking so dang long to finish my next book — I spend so much time reading other people’s.  I love the “My Year in Books” feature on Goodreads. It enables me to recall the ones from way back in January (like Eula Biss’ On Immunity)Read More

Why YOU* should give away your book

OU * = Fiction author with book available on e-book platform Debut author or author with backlist you have rights to Have an immediate goal of building readership (vs. sales/$ goals, literary merit goals) Have evidence (reviews) that readers will like your book, if only they were aware of it Have aRead More

Pensive after Paris

hirty years ago I was supposed to go to France, on an exchange trip with my high school French class. Three weeks, including a home stay and all the requisite Paris to-dos: the Louvre, the Left Bank, the Eiffel Tower, bien sur. I got my first real job to helpRead More