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terry-spear's picture
Dec.19.2013
If they're my Highland wolves, you never know how they'll show up to a party! But also for my Highland Medieval Hunks, I made #1 best seller for historical romance on Amazon and that was my shining star for 2013! 1.Terry Spear   Most Popular Books in Historical Romances Highland Rake (...
cliff-burns's picture
Sep.24.2013
Listen: I've been a professioanl writer for close to thirty years. In that time, I've seen lots of writers come and go. The one-hit wonders, the flashes in the pan. They sell a ton of books, garner hoopla and media attention, even scoop up a few awards...and are never heard from again. Why is that...
m-allen-cunningham's picture
Oct.22.2011
Dear ______, I live by the belief that we artists have got to stick together, and I admire anybody like yourself who would devote so many years, paid or not, to the production of something as invaluable — if unquantifiable and increasingly anachronistic — as a serious literary work. I have no...
cheryl-l-snell's picture
Jul.21.2011
Amazon selected my poetry collection Prisoner's Dilemma for its Pick 4, Pay for 3 sale going on now. The book won the Lopside Press Chapbook competition, and my sister Janet provided the drawings for it. We were into game theory at the time and the question of who will rat on whom seemed a good...
charles-davis's picture
Apr.02.2010
I don’t wish to be too vulgar. I don’t mind being a bit vulgar. I find it quite amusing, even if nobody else does. But I know I lack judgement in these things and it’s all too easy for tastelessness, however minutely studied, to become tiresome. Nonetheless, I must admit that (this is it, by the...
sandra-gulland's picture
May.12.2009
One becomes a numbers junkie, watching the lists. This morning I was pleased to see that Mistress of the Sun was still on the "Globe & Mail" Canadian fiction list, and that it had gone up to #8. I feel like Mine that Bird, coming from behind. I'm hot on the tail of Water for Elephants...
cliff-burns's picture
Jun.09.2008
This year I won't have two books on the bestseller list--hardcover and paperback--nor will I earn rave reviews from Kirkus, the New York Times and the Manchester Guardian. My earnings from writing will amount to next to nothing. So what keeps me going? If after nearly 25 years I'm not even close...