Monday, July 22, 2013

Publishing Tidbits and Interviews

I have an interview today at Susan Whitfield’s BLOG. The author of many books, she’s a fellow NC resident and a delightful person. Please stop by her site and say hello.

My cats, Rocko and Spunky, were interviewed by Shelly Arkon’s dogs at her BLOG last Thursday. I was out of town Thursday and Friday for a seminar and didn’t get the link up until lunch on Friday. If you didn’t get a chance to meet my two little black rats, please stop by her site.


If you’re looking for writing, publishing, and promoting tips, visit Elizabeth S Craig every Sunday when she posts Twitter links to hundreds of resources. She and Mike Fleming also manage the Writer’s Knowledge Database, the LARGEST online database for writers. Articles, tips, resources - it’s all there at your fingertips.


I won a signed copy of Searching for Arthur from Donna Hosie on Saturday. Thank you so much, Donna.

I also won a copy of Carolyn J. Rose’s No Substitute for Money at Patricia Stoltey’s blog. Thank you Carolyn and Patricia. Since this was the second time I’d won her book (what are the odds of that happening?) I gifted it to my mother-in-law.


And a drop for those of you still seeking rain…


39 comments:

Stina Lindenblatt said...

Love the picture!

I didn't realize that about Elizabeth's blog. I always miss those posts!

Karen Walker said...

Exquisite photo, Diane. We finally got quite a few drops of rain in Abq.

Clarissa Draper said...

What a photo! I will stop by the other blog to check out your post.

Jai Joshi said...

We've been getting quite a bit of lovely rain here in Texas which is a nice surprise.

Jai

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Elizabeth's database is amazing. Cool photo.

Bish Denham said...

I'm going to have to check out that data base. Thanks for that drop... send more! :)

Karen Lange said...

Love the photo! Hopping over to Susan's. Happy Monday!

~Sia McKye~ said...

I know Elizabeth has quite a lot of articles archived for writers but I didn't realize she and Mike ran the Writers knowledge Database.

I love winning books and I've found some good authors that way.

Sia McKye OVER COFFEE

Julie Luek said...

Lots going on, thanks for sharing. And YAY on winning books, and being able to share. How fun!

Carol Kilgore said...

Love your drop! And your cats :)

Southpaw said...

Great picture. Congrats on all the wins!

Southpaw said...

I couldn't get the catpcha right on Susan's blog. But I loved your tips as always.

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Bish, we are to have rain all week. It's all yours.

Jemi Fraser said...

Elizabeth's blog = gold mine!!

Stephen Tremp said...

Cool pic. I,like images like this. And I'll check.out your links.

M Pax said...

We could use some rain.

Goku shrestha said...

Hope the interview went fine ! :)

J E Oneil said...

Sounds like you've been very lucky lately when it comes to winning books :). That would be the best super power to have.

I love that you got your cats' names from Rocko's Modern Life. Best idea ever.

Ella said...

Thank you for sharing and for the rain ;D Off to visit your links!

Denise Covey said...

Gorgeous pic as always. You've had a productive week.

Donna Hole said...

I could really use some rain now. I don't mind the heat in NorCal - except my A/C isn't keeping up with the heat wave - but I'm totally a rain lover.

I'll check out your interviews.

.....dhole

Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Hi Diane .. we've had a splash here, but simply not enough!! Elsewhere they've had some heavy doses of the spatters .. the thunder is rattling in the English Channel!

It sounds as though you've moved blog house - or are having lots of blog holidays ... then presents are pouring in .. sounds like it's your week ...

Cheers and I'll be over to read yours and the cats' interviews .. Hilary

L. Diane Wolfe said...

JE, we loved that show when it was on and the names just fit.

Jo said...

Lucky you to keep winning. Only just over a month til we will be in NC.

We were going to meet up with Jeff Hargett and wife, sadly that has changed. We will be on Emerald Isle.

Lovely picture.

Maurice Mitchell said...

It's monsoon season here L. Diane, so every drop counts in Arizona.

E.J. Wesley said...

Heading over to check out the interviews! (Love Shelly's dogs btw :)

LD Masterson said...

Beautiful photo - although more rain we do NOT need. I'm going to check out that database. Thanks for the link.

klahanie said...

Hi Diane,

Nice to note that you have been interviewed over at Susan's blog. Time permitting, I shall have a visit there.

I noted and commented on the interview Rocko and Spunky had with Sir Poops and Hair Ball. A pawsitive interview, indeed!

Congrats on winning that signed copy from Donna and that copy of Carolyn's book.

We just had rain here in England for the first time in three weeks. Thunder lightning and a trembling Jack Russell dog.

Take care, Diane.

Gary

Jay Noel said...

Thanks for the resources. I will check them out for sure!

The Armchair Squid said...

Nice photo. Seeking rain? Not exactly. It's been a watch what you wish for summer around here.

Congrats on winning the books, too.

Diane, I hope you will consider joining my bloggers' book club. Here are the details: http://armchairsquid.blogspot.com/2013/06/the-cephalopod-coffeehouse-july-blog.html

Jennifer Shirk said...

Great info! Thx!

And lucky you, winning those books!

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Jo, that's a beautiful spot. What route are you taking to get there?

LD, I think we've had our yearly rainfall already, and hurricane season hasn't even arrived.

Gary, sorry the storm scared Penny.

Armchair Squid, thanks, I will check it out.

The Armchair Squid said...

Thanks! Even if you can't make it work this month, I hope you'll keep us in mind for the future.

Jo said...

We cross at Peace Bridge, head to Erie, then south to Pittsburg, then east on PA turnpike. Get off a Breezewood and then take 70 toward Washington, then 85 south to Winchester where we stop the night. Next day 17 to 95 and then all the way down to Selma where we take 70 east towards Morehead City.

cleemckenziebooks said...

Beautiful photo. And congrats on winning!

Nancy LaRonda Johnson said...

Thanks for the leads. Will check out your interview. And I do love the pic. Writer’s Mark

Christine Rains said...

Beautiful picture! Have a great weekend. :)

Patricia Stoltey said...

That is a funny coincidence, but one that was also lucky for your mother-in-law. Hope you both enjoy the good read

michelle said...

It was a great interview over at Shelly's place... your fur peep and her fur peeps indulging in "fur peeps conversation"... too adorable!
You are a good photographer Diane!
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