All in all, 2012 was a pretty good year, but this economy needs to get moving in the right direction, already!
As we say “so long, farewell” to 2012 and hello to 2013, here are some of my highlights from the past 12 months.
In April 2012, my 3rd book of poetry, After the Steaming Stops was published by Main Street Rag. I hosted a slew of book events and receptions from April...
Does asking for a blurb ever feel like fighting the giant chicken from Family Guy? Ever wonder how authors got those awesome-sounding blurbs on the back of their books? They’ve asked for them! Blurbs are testimonials about your book from a published expert in the field who admires your work. They should be from folks whom you respect and who also respect you and know your work. You want to be...
You’ve heard of the old adage: location, location, location when planning a successful in person book launch party, but did you also think to study the calendar? There’s a reason why the publishing industry pushes out books in the spring and in the fall—that’s when consumers are ready to stock their shelves, iPads, Kindles and Nooks for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, graduations, and of...
What’s the story behind my poetry? I thought it was only fair to spend a little time talking about new book, After the Steaming Stops available now for $10 till the end of April! Read some of my poems here.
I also want you to check out this video (only 2:30 minutes!) from Diogenes Ruiz of Entertainment Triangle which also reveals the “why” behind my poetry.
My new book, After the Steaming Stops (Main Street Rag, 2012) has now been published and I’m proud to announce my listing of upcoming readings and events. My book is $10 (reg $11) throughout the month of April and available via my website.
Hope you can make some of these book events!
here they are:
Friday, April 6, 6:30-8:30 pm, 207 Fayetteville St., Re/Max City Centre, Raleigh. Get your...