Guest Author Interview with Alfred J. Garrotto

Al Garrotto is an example of a prolific writer who has experienced both traditional and self-publishing. His genres are as varied as his publishing experiences. What inspired you to write your first book? I had just changed careers in midlife when the writing bug bit me.

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Guest Author Interview with B. Lynn Goodwin, Managing Editor of Writer Advice and Book Reviewer

B. Lynn Goodwin is an author, book reviewer and Managing Editor of Writer Advice. She is also an active member of the Mt. Diablo Branch of the California Writers Club.

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Guest Author Interview with Prolific Writer, Camille Minichino

Tweet I am pleased to have author Camille Minichino as my guest interview today. Camille has not only written more than twenty novels, but is also an avid reader and writing teacher. Where are you from? Here I am doing just what I tell my writing students not to do: starting at the beginning! My […]

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Guest Author Interview – Sherri Rabinowitz

Today, I’m excited to share my interview with author Sherri Rabinowitz who has written her memoir, Entering My Second Half – the story of the first fifty years of her life.

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Quirky Book Promotion Idea

Tweet Have you written a book about relaxation, senior citizens or dogs? Why not link your book in a Facebook post or tweet to one of these fun or quirky August holidays? August 1 National Mustard Day August 2 Friendship Day August 2 International Forgiveness Day August 2 Sisters Day August 3 National Watermelon Day […]

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California Writers Club Author Panel

Find out what new or wannabe writers can learn from successful published authors.

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It’s Official. Authors are History!

Tweet Now, you can write a book by simply clicking through a series of questions on Kindle Author and poof – an ebook!  Think of it as Build-a-Bear for ebooks. Is this the future of those of us who write? Egads! You can read about it in this Smashwords Newsletter.

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Your Local Library is Your Best Friend

Our local library celebrated with an Art Festival last weekend

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Release Your Next Ebook as a Preorder

Tweet Before you hit that “publish” button on your next ebook, consider the advantages of preorder. The obvious benefit is time to do advance marketing. You can begin building an audience by revealing one chapter at a time on your Facebook page or on your website. Tweet an interesting line or plot hint.  During the […]

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Perfect Girlfriend Gift for the Holidays

Tweet It’s that time of year when you want to get something for the girlfriends on your list to show you care. Scented candles are overdone and who needs another basket of bath products? Enter the book — not just any book, but an award-winning novel with more than 65 5-star reviews on Amazon that […]

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