Posts Tagged ‘ San Diego Writers and Editors Guild ’

Meet me at the San Diego Festival of Books!

Guess what? I'm going to be tabling at the first-ever San Diego Festival of Books! The Festival runs from 10 AM to 6 PM on Saturday, August 26. I'll be at the San Diego Writers and Editors Guild table from 10 AM to 12:30 PM, along with fellow member-authors Marcia Buompensiero, Larry Carleton, Barb Huntington, Edward Lopatin and Penn Wallace. Come on out, take a look around, and Continue Reading...

First A to Z post = tomorrow, First Blog-In = MONDAY, April 3

As noted in a previous post, I am scheduling several different San Diego Blog-Ins this month for the A to Z Challenge. However, I neglected to mention an important fact: I will NOT be leading a Blog-In on Sunday, April 2! Why not? Because one of my BFFs4Lyfe is going to be in town this weekend, from halfway across the country, and therefore I will be otherwise engaged, trolling all of the best Continue Reading...

Top 10 Takeaways: Christina Alexandra

Last night I attended the monthly meeting of the San Diego Writers and Editors Guild. The guest speaker was Christina Alexandra, a romance writer and California Dreamin' writers conference organizer from Orange County. She spoke to the group about writing and publishing romance, and gave us lots of information about the industry and its authors. Here are my Top 10 Takeaways from her Continue Reading...

Out with the old: Reflections on 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, and thoughts of New Year's Resolutions begin to fill my head, I thought I'd take a look back on some of my accomplishments from the past year. Here are some fun stats from 2016... Personal Bests by Word Count in 2016 (By Month) [author_list style="star"] January 19 - 1,236 words, with 14,665 words total for the month February 13 - 1,414; 17,546/month Continue Reading...

Top 10 Takeaways: Jonathan LaPoma on Screenwriting

Last night I attended the monthly meeting of the San Diego Writers and Editors Guild. The guest speaker was Jonathan LaPoma, author of Developing Minds: An American Ghost Story, and winner of 101 screenwriting awards. He spoke about his screenwriting process, as well as giving the audience tips for punching up the drama in a script, and creating great dialogue. Here are my Top 10 Takeaways from Continue Reading...