Photoshop Fridays

Photoshop Friday

As summer and summer blockbusters approach, so begins the season of intense movie merchandising. You can’t get away from it. I once saw a Pirates of the Caribbean sack of potatoes in the produce section. So we were wondering, wouldn’t it be totally sweet if they merchandised books like they do the movies? Can someone…

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Photoshop Friday

(As you’ve probably already deduced, we rarely actually get to Photoshop Friday on Friday . . . But better whenever than never, right?) As a new writer, just starting to explore the advice and camaraderie available in the online writing community, it’s easy to fall victim to information overload. We hear certain ideas again and…

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Photoshop Friday

For Photoshop Friday (or Monday, but whatever . . .) we’re going to keep with the romance theme we had going in Triple T. With all the talk about predicable love triangles, and useless love interests, Diana and I decided to have a little fun and try to mix things up. So without further ado,…

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Photoshop Friday

(Even though it’s Tuesday.) THE EVOLUTION OF AN IDEA, or An Argument for taking Internet Breaks. So, there you are, brainstorming ideas for your Work-in-Progress. Or maybe you’re just fixing yourself a turkey and avocado sandwich. At any rate, out of the blue, an idea strikes. For a small, glorious window of time, this idea…

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Photoshop Friday

Heard of the book, The Little Engine that Could? How about the spin off, The Little Book that Could? I’ve got a new one for you. This one is all about my novel/perma-WiP, Searcher. I call it: The Little Book that Couldn’t Shut Up Nearly 15 months ago, when I first started working on this…

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Photoshop Friday

I love reality shows. I’m not ashamed to admit that. Especially the reality competition shows. I guess I relate to people fiercely striving to live their dreams. Anyway, today I was envisioning the next big hit. I call it: America’s Next Bestseller It starts with eager writers all over the country gathering to New York…

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Photoshop Friday

Lately, we’ve all heard a lot of talk about the Swine Flu. Seems like people are in a total hysteria over it. But most people don’t know that there is a related, but even more deadly viral strain out there. The Writer’s Flu H1W1; Do you know the symptoms? One of the first symptoms that…

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Photoshop Friday

I think we in the writing community are pretty supportive of our authors. We buy their books, write rave reviews on our blogs, and come up with complex, educated reasons why this author or that book is so great. But what if the rest of the world got as into these books and authors as…

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Photoshop Friday

For the past week, I have been deep in edits on Searcher. (Yes, I’ve finally solved my dilemma of a few weeks ago. At any rate, I’ve been slaving over this book long enough to experience the many different emotions of a writer editing their book. Today, I’d like to highlight the stages I’ve gone…

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Photoshop Friday

I usually try to keep my Photoshop Friday’s writing related, but I figured I’d digress today given the special occasion. And what occasion is that, you might ask? Today, my lovely little daughter started Kindergarten!!! BIG day. That’s why I’ve named this weeks post:Hallelujah! Here she is, my creative, clever, sparkling girl. (Yes, I am…

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