Peg Herring's Blog – January 2009 Archive (22)

Networking Outside of Civilization

Northern Michigan is beautiful, peaceful, and wonderful. However, if you're looking to run into an agent, an editor, or a publisher you can chat up and pitch to, forget it. In the dearth of publishing contacts withing 200 miles, I've learned to appreciate the people I meet who have some idea of what writing is all about.

Readers-The people who love bookstores, love reading, love meeting a "real" author.

Wannabe Writers-They might be found anywhere, like the woman at Home… Continue

Added by Peg Herring on January 2, 2009 at 9:54pm — No Comments

The Personality Gene

Before I start opining, HAPPY NEW YEAR. How long is it going to take YOU to start writing 2009 on important documents?

Second, don't forget that book reviewer P.J. Coldren is my guest blogger on Wednesdays in January. She begins with a piece on judging for contests.

The subject that comes to mind this morning is personality. We all have one (although it's hard to see in some people), and it seems to be a mystery where it comes from. Why are some people shy? My roommate in… Continue

Added by Peg Herring on January 1, 2009 at 11:37pm — No Comments

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