Welcome to the SNOB (Second Novel Ominipresent Blues). Whether you’re under contract or trying to snag another deal, you’re a professional now, with the pressures of a published novelist compounded with the still-present nagging self-doubt of the noobie. How to deal? Today's guest for the SNOB is Gail Shepherd who received her creative M.A. from … Continue reading Gail Shepherd on Balancing Writing Time As A Published Author
Today's guest for the SNOB (Second Novel Omnipresent Blues) is Nadia L. King. An Australian author, Nadia was born in Dublin, Ireland and is a YA author and short story writer. Nadia's book, Jenna's Truth, is available from Serenity Press. Whether you’re under contract or trying to snag another deal, you’re a professional now, with … Continue reading Author Nadia L. King On Using Your Time Strategically
I've been blogging since 2011, and always used Blogger as the home for Writer, Writer, Pants on Fire. Unfortunately, Blogger hasn't seen an update since 2015, and lately I've been spending a lot of time filtering out spam comments. It was time to move on, and so I've created the new Writer, Writer, Pants on … Continue reading Welcome To The New Home For Writer, Writer, Pants on Fire!
Time for the year in review for Writer, Writer, Pants on Fire!I'll be bringing you new content in 2017 - possibly including a podcast, depending on how good the audio is of me sitting alone in my closet with the door closed and recording phone calls with other authors. Fingers crossed.In the meantime - what … Continue reading Year End Blog Round Up – Top 10 Posts From 2016!
That's actually a little bit of a lie, it's my 1001st post. But it's only fitting that my 1000th post from yesterday was a Saturday Slash, because this blog is above all things a writers blog, meant to help aspiring writers.I've been up and running since March of 2011. My first post was about the … Continue reading This Is My 1000th Post
We all know by now that the days of an author writing novels in an ivory tower are long gone. Sure, we can still do that - my ivory tower is a bed with a broken footboard (long story) - but we're also creating content that we disseminate through the ever-growing cloud. Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, … Continue reading Blogging For Writers
My original intention for the series of interviews I do here was to focus on agents (BBCHAT) and successful authors (SAT). In the course of internet wanderings though, I’ve ran across a lot of really awesome people, and culled an enormous amount of information from blogs. As I raided my brain – yes, I picture … Continue reading A BOA With The Daily Dahlia
YA Highway is running their 2014 Web Awards and this blog been nominated in a few categories!I'm thrilled about this, as the blog doesn't pay a penny. Everything I do here is a work of the heart, so knowing that my readers returned the love by nominating the blog makes me feel like it's worth … Continue reading YA Highway Web Awards
Thank you everyone for your support of NOT A DROP TO DRINK in 2013! It has been a fantastic debut year for me and I look forward to 2014. I'm closing out the blog for the year to focus on reality (which I really, really suck at so I need to concentrate hard). Leaving you … Continue reading 2013 In Review – My Top Ten Posts of 2013
That's the word on the street, anyway.It used to be the first question that came up when social media was mentioned - do you have a blog? Now I'm asked more often if I have a Twitter, Tumblr or Facebook... although I'll add that the latter is quickly falling off the inquiry list.The answer is … Continue reading Blogging Is Dead