Making Fiction Progress & Economical Suckisity

I will finish the first draft of the novel this month. No excuses. I’ve taken steps to streamline existing deadlines, and plan to say “no” to any extras this month. So weekends will be devoted to the columns and blogs, once … Continue reading

Pet Peeves Newsletter, First Issue

The first issue, sent this past Friday, has received rave reviews. It’s the same title as my podcast  and the two go together paw-in-glove. A winner of one of my autographed pet titles will be chosen the last day of … Continue reading

Free Pet Peeves Newsletter

NEWS FLASH! This Fall, Amy will launch a FREE monthly E-Newsletter with health and behavior articles, care tips, training tricks, pet news and advice. Pet Peeves comes directly to your in-box, so you can read what you like and even … Continue reading

Podcasting, Promos, Potions & Pet Projects

I’m jealous of my time.  Most authors feel the same way. Anything that takes away from creating that work-in-progress feeds my nervous tic. Yet the best books in the world never stand a chance without that “P” word getting a workout.  Talking about promotions, … Continue reading

Writers Conference, Weird Weather & Radio Shows

It’s been a busy month, with several assignments, regular columns, and volunteer duties cluttering my calendar. Between times, we’ve had CRAZY weather — nearly 80-degree temps in February alternating with ice storms, 8-12 inches of snow (in N. Texas?!) followed … Continue reading