Monthly Archives: January 2008

Connie Briscoe’s Tips for Finding a Literary Agent

Bestselling novelist Connie Briscoe has been at the top of her publishing game for a long time. You’ve probably fallen in love with many of her stories, as they are reminiscent of the lives you, your best friend, sister, mother, … More

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The Closing of Karibu Books (Maryland)

It came to my attention, via email a week ago that the chain of Maryland-based bookstores known as Karibu Books will be closing. It saddened me to hear of this as I had a great event at Karibu Books-Security Square … More

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Fleeing the Office 9-to-5?: Tips for Freelance Writers

I recently interviewed author, freelance writer and editor Michelle Goodman on my radio show, Rhymes, Views & News. Michelle’s latest book The Anti 9 to 5 Guide: Practical Career Advice for Women Who Think Outside the Cube, is a valuable … More

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Do you know when to quit?

Most of us were taught by family members and mentors, at a young age not to be a quitter and to “Finish what you start!” In our highly fast paced society, whether we’re facing burnout from a job we hate, … More

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Inspirational Icon in Publishing Leaves Essence Magazine

Inspirational author, editor, and activist Susan L. Taylor recently announced that she is leaving her post as Editorial Director of Essence Magazine to devote more time and energy to her youth service program, Essence Cares (National Cares Mentoring Movement). Ms. … More

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