Brenda Knight
Author Interviews

Author Interview: Brenda Knight

  I interview wellness authors to find out what makes them tick and why they write the books they do.  I call Brenda Knight my “Fairy Godmother.” And I’m not

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Twitter for Introverts

In a previous post, I explained how agents and editors expect authors to have a social media presence before pitching a book. I did not mention how daunting I found

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And Then, We Wait . . . and Nudge.

“The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.” – John Steinbeck Over the past year, I’ve slowly worked through my list of small or

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My Critics, My Friends

“Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.” –

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Why Books?

“I’m not interested in writing short stories. Anything that doesn’t take years of your life and drive you to suicide hardly seems worth doing.” – Cormac McCarthy I complain a

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As Far As You Can See

“Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see further.” – Thomas Carlyle I’ve queried one hundred and five agents. From the results

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