Tag Archives: CWA

Literary Mary Chats with Kristin Oakley

Welcome to the November edition of Literary Mary Chats. Today’s guest is a longtime friend and fellow writer, Kristin Oakley. Kristin Oakley’s debut novel, Carpe Diem, Illinois, won the 2014 Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year Award for non-traditionally published fiction, … Continue reading

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Facebook Notes (Part 4)

Hard to believe, considering my weekly blogs, but I only posted four Facebook notes! Here is the last of them. Then: Printer’s Row June 7, 2011 at 9:55 AM My time in Chicago was brief, but I still enjoyed the … Continue reading

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WBP: What I Learned

As I’ve mentioned in my previous posts, the In Print affiliate, Chicago Writers’ Association hosted the 6th Annual Writer’s Block Party Saturday, August 26, at the Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin. I was proud to be a part of the panel featuring Jennifer Brown Banks, Marcie Hill, Becky Sarwate, and Charlie Monte … Continue reading

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WBP: What I Wish I had Shared

Honestly, the Writer’s Block Party whizzed by! So, when I offer this list of things I wish I had shared, it’s because there was no time for more. Social media is a sprawling topic. To cover all of the intricacies … Continue reading

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WBP: What I Shared

The Writer’s Block Party topic this year was, Brand Aid: Blogging and Social Media for Writers. I participated on the panel, and as I mentioned, felt out of my league with the level of expertise represented by the other panelists, … Continue reading

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Brand-Aid: Blogging and Social Media for Writers Wrap-up

The In Print affiliate, Chicago Writers’ Association hosted the 6th Annual Writer’s Block Party Saturday, August 26, at the Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin. I was proud to be a part of the panel featuring Jennifer Brown Banks, Marcie Hill, Becky Sarwate, and Charlie Monte … Continue reading

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Matchbook Bias

As a published author and member of CWA, I was able to sell my book, Pocket Money, at the Chicago Printer’s Row Lit Fest. HOW COOL IS THAT?!                         … Continue reading

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