Monday Mentions: Plague, Spam & Writers

Welcome to all the new followers! After last week’s Monday Mentions after the amazing Thrillerfest weekend, lots of folks “discovered” the blog. Turns out that folks who read (and write) thrillers often have a furry muse in the background–and also … Continue reading

Monday Mentions: Howls, Wags & Wins!

I’m just back from the Oklahoma Writers Federation, Inc annual conference, and had a ball! It will take me a few days to get caught up but I wanted to post pictures and give some shout-0uts about the great folks … Continue reading

Tuesday Tips: Ask Amy Thinks Outside The Box

  Now that I’ve got your attention, no–that is NOT a real book. The totally twisted folks over at Smoshed.com posted a whole slew of tongue-in-cheek (I hope!) “Rejected Children’s Books” . Here’s another one that seems to fit today’s theme–think outside the … Continue reading

Tuesday Tips: Ask Amy & BITE THIS! (not…)

Does your puppy drive you NUTS with chewing? What’s your damage list–our house still has puppy teeth marks in furniture and even walls. Folks think I’m joking when I say no book manuscript escapes teeth marks. Have your dog’s gnawing habits … Continue reading

Tuesday Tips: Copyright, Pictures & Shocking Info

Thanks to my colleagues a the Cat Writers’s Association for sharing information about the Righthaven Victims blog which explains how you can avoid being a victim of frivolous lawsuits. It includes definition of “fair use” so you have some guidance for your future … Continue reading