Archives for December 2013

Get Ready!

Get Ready! Whether you’re being published by a traditional house, or self-published, marketing makes it happen: Read some 2014 predictions, and get ready for our Business of Professional Writing classes in the new year. Best! Meredith & Win

Crazy Horse, My Teacher – plus a heartfelt gift from me

  Today I offer you a gift.  Crazy Horse gave it to me, and now I pass it to you.  My story of his life, STONE SONG, is free to all Kindle users for the next three days, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, December 21, 22, and 23.  I send it to you from my heart. […]

I’m Selling my Husband for Christmas

  It’s true. I am selling my darling husband, and editor extraordinaire, Win Blevins.  But only to five writers, or as a gift to a writer. Win will take a spin around a book you are working on, an idea that you’d like to mine, discuss how best to market your book… Whatever you’d like […]

The E-Book Tempest — At Home on a Sea of Words

  Readers say they’re afraid the book is disappearing. Writers are going nuts trying to figure out what to write and how to publish it. Both have gone flibber-flabber. I wear a T-shirt that can bring all the solace of assured truth. It says, MEMBER OF THE WORLD’S OLDEST PROFESSION… STORYTELLER. What we need is […]

It’s Easy to Make Sense of Change

 “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.” –Alan Watts ENJOY THE NEW PUBLISHING DANCE! — Meredith and Win  

Go Crazy and Get a Life

  Pulitzer-Prize winner James Michener gave me this piece of advice: No matter what, don’t give up your day job until you’re sure of enough writing income. I say to you, to hell with that. Go crazy, throw caution to the winds, turn your security into chipped beef, hurl yourself into WRITE-WRITE-WRITE mode, and end […]