Prom Chaos

Prom Chaos

This week’s blog is by M Evonne Dobson, the author of Chaos Theory, released from the Poison Pencil on Feb – 2015. Kathryn Burak, Edgar Awards finalist calls it “…a great YA mystery from a promising new voice.” Check out her webpage at MEvonneDobson.com,...
To Tip or Not to Tip? That is the Question

To Tip or Not to Tip? That is the Question

This week editor Ellen Larson shares her thoughts on the value of Top-Ten-Tips-Type lists for writers. Ellen has been a freelance substantive / content editor since 1987. She is the editor of the Poisoned Pencil. And the Answer Is So there’s an email sitting in your...
Don’t Do It!

Don’t Do It!

 A plea to authors who think about self-pubbing books they intend to later submit to traditional publishers.  This week’s blog touches on a subject that didn’t exist five years ago. That’s how fast our industry is changing. I’d like to hear...