Monthly Archives: February 2008

Woman Writer Abroad in the World

I actually remember the excitement when JFK was President and the horror when he was asssassinated. So I understand the feelings of young voters who think they've discovered someone new, like Sen. Obama, but I also know how extraordinary it is to have a woman candidate up [...]

By |2023-10-14T00:19:39+00:00February 24, 2008|Beverly's Blog|

Promoting Your Book

According to Karen Syed, CEO of Echelon Publishing, promoting your writing could be a fulltime job, and the most important one, if you want to sell books. At the past weeekend conference of the SoCalWritersConference in San Diego, I was bombarded by information and ideas on how [...]

By |2023-10-14T00:20:16+00:00February 20, 2008|Beverly's Blog|


Wow! After four days of intensive workshopping at UCLA, I both exhausted and jazzed. There's nothing like focusing on nothing but writing, surrounded by nothing but writers, which to jumpstart the creative processes. First of all, I was lucky, being in a small class which had such [...]

By |2023-10-14T00:21:06+00:00February 11, 2008|Beverly's Blog|

Creative Energy in Class

There's nothing like being in class to force the creative energy. If only I could do this everyday on my own. But having a chance to work all day at writing just makes the blood flow quickly and the brain open up to all the possibilities. I'm [...]

By |2023-10-14T00:21:32+00:00February 7, 2008|Beverly's Blog|

Keep That Writing Going

Every teacher and mentor has said the same thing: you have to write everyday, even if it's just a paragraph, just sit and write for an hour. Writing is a muscle you have to keep exercising or it grows slack and soft. Sounds easy enough, but so [...]

By |2023-10-14T00:21:57+00:00February 6, 2008|Beverly's Blog|

Woman Writer Abroad in the World

First blog ever, so this is a new experience writing a public diary of thoughts. As a newly published novelist, I wanted to share my experience of the process of getting a book out there for the world to chew up and hopefully not spit out. It [...]

By |2023-10-14T00:22:28+00:00February 5, 2008|Beverly's Blog|
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