Speaking With: Allison Winn Scotch

As I begin porting posts from my old website, I’ll be sharing a few of the more popular ones here. Below is an interview with Best-Selling Author, Allison Winn Scotch, which I conducted on assignment for Writer’s Market. Originally published December 6, 2008. Allison Winn Scotch, the New York Times Best-selling author of Time ofContinue reading “Speaking With: Allison Winn Scotch”

Speaking With: Molly Friedrich, Literary Agent, NYC

I recently received a private message on my Facebook page asking about an interview I’d conducted with NYC literary agent Molly Friedrich for an assignment with Writer’s Market. Here is the original blog post about that interview. Originally published November 22, 2008 When Molly Friedrich, a respected power-house literary agent, calls me in the lateContinue reading “Speaking With: Molly Friedrich, Literary Agent, NYC”

Sharing A Piece Of Ourselves

I think the thing I liked most about being a freelance writer was telling someone else’s story. I would listen to a business owner, entrepreneur or local celebrity as they shared with me their own story. They answered my questions – even the ones that I could tell they really didn’t want to. And thenContinue reading “Sharing A Piece Of Ourselves”

Google, Garage Door Mishaps, and Delivering Bad News Via iPhone

Ok, this is sad, but I have to confess it’s also a little funny. Did you know that more people visited my blog last year looking for information about garage door deaths, broken garage doors, and deaths by garage door springs than for any other search using Google, AOL, Search or Yahoo combined. Seriously. MoreContinue reading “Google, Garage Door Mishaps, and Delivering Bad News Via iPhone”

How to Get Paid for Your Nonfiction Writing: A Beginner’s Workshop

For any of my readers interested in getting their own work published, I have a few slots left for an upcoming 4-week writing class I am offering online through writerseducation.com. All you need is a computer equipped with internet and a couple of free hours each Saturday morning for four weeks beginning July 25, 2009.Continue reading “How to Get Paid for Your Nonfiction Writing: A Beginner’s Workshop”