5/3: It’s National Press 53 Day!

> Today, May 3, is National Press 53 Day. (5/3 — get it?). I love Press 53, publisher of my…

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Writing the Short Story: Make Your Story Great! New class begins May 7

  I teach a short story class through Writers.com and the next session begins in a little over a week,…

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April 25 is End Malaria Day — How You Can Help

> April 25 is End Malaria Day. You can help. Watch the video. Then go to the website  and read about…

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New Issue of Prime Number Magazine: No. 19

> The new issue of Prime Number Magazine has just gone live. Issue 19–that’s the 8th issue, for those familiar…

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>Forthcoming Books: The Red Book by Deborah Copaken Kogan

> I found this trailer for Deborah Copaken Kogan‘s novel The Red Book (Hyperion, April 2012) quite by accident. I’m…

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>Virginia Festival of the Book: Day 3

> Friday was a busy day, so I’m only just now getting around to writing about Day 3 of the…

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>Virginia Festival of the Book Day 2

> Today I managed to get to three events and enjoyed them all. First was “Finding Your Way”–four authors sharing…

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>SWAG Writers: WriterDay and OpenMic Night

> SWAG Writers (the Staunton-Waynesboro-Augusta Group of Writers), the organization I started a couple of years ago, continues to grow.…

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