Guiding Creative Talent…the good, bad and ugly

Recently on Writer’s Unboxed, my go-to nearly daily writerly diversion, an author posted about a vintage academic book on raising and educating creative children called Guiding Creative Talent by E. Paul Torrance. Since it was nearly out of print, I had to have it. It’s the goofiest cover, but it was 1964 so we’ll forgive….

The Swinging Vine Brand Theory

With five back-to-back and two simultaneous releases at Buzz Books this fall and a busy caseload on the branding front, I’ve been thinking about Discoverability and Action. You can’t have one without the other, but what surprises companies and authors the most is just how MUCH action is takes to get traction. I got an…

Why Sisterhood Matters

Since my latest story, The Last Resort, is about summer, sisterhood and sacred answers, I figured I’d take a moment to discuss how sisterhood can enhance creativity, mojo and zen. (It’s THAT powerful.) It also happens to be the theme of my YA mythology series, The Goddess Sisters, coming out this fall, so it’s obviously…