Looking Back, Looking Ahead

I was going to write a long post about all the things that happened this year, but I was having trouble finding a way to make it as interesting and touching as it *felt* to me, inside my head.  So here, in bullet form, are the high points of my 2013 writing life (in no particular order): After a gap of several years, I published a new Jane Madison novel, Single Witch’s Survival Guide [Buy now!]  I continue to love, love, love Jane and...

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Elsewhere on the Web…

Yesterday was a day of errands, including a very illuminating trip to Barnes & Noble, to study a certain genre of books, including titles, cover design, and general marketing.  Hmm…  It’s been so long since I’ve browsed in a bookstore! Today, I’m scattered all over the Internet (or, rather, my posts are…) I’m at Magical Words, talking about my strategic plan for 2014, including updates to my 2013 plan. ...

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Then and Now – Writing Fast

I’m over at Magical Words today, talking about Writing Fast.  This is part of my Then and Now series — I talk about how I learned to write fast while I was working a demanding office job, and I talk about how I write fast now, when I have more control over my writing schedule.  Stop by, read what I have to say, and comment! Magical Words:  Then and Now — Writing Fast Magical Words is a website by writers for writers (and...

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Magical Words — Then and Now (Books in a Year)

I’m over at Magical Words today, continuing the series I started a few weeks ago, about how the writing and book worlds have changed from THEN (1998, when I received an offer on my first novel) and NOW.  (My first post was about Breaking In and my second was about Bookstores.)  Today, I’m talking about frequency of publication — how many books publishers expect an author to write in a year.  Conversation is already getting spiky, so...

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Then and Now — Bookstores

I’m over at Magical Words today, continuing the series I started last week, about how the writing and book worlds have changed from THEN (1998, when I received an offer on my first novel) and NOW.  (My first post was about Breaking In.) Stop by Magical Words and join in the conversation! http://www.magicalwords.net/mindy-klasky/then-and-now-bookstores/ Magical Words is a website by writers for writers (and readers who want a...

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