We’ve had many a successful author, agent and publisher come dip that toes in the lagoon. So, for today’s Ask a Mermaid, we thought it would be fun to revisit some of share some of our favorite advice from some of our favorite authors.
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How do you balance your web presence (blogging, web site, interview) with your writing?
Badly. It’s really hard to come up with that balance and it’s a constant challenge for me. I will often spend more time on writing-related content than actual writing, and that is not how it should be. I’m considering therapy.
Writing sex scenes – agony or ecstasy? Just like having sex, I need to be…
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The moment I walked by the shelf and was stopped in my tracks by the beautiful, haunting cover for Megan Hart’s novel, Precious and Fragile Things, I knew I had stumbled upon something special. I was not leaving the store without that book. That was last year’s New Year’s gift. This year’s will be Megan’s upcoming January 1st release, All Fall Down. The thing I admire most about Megan and her writing is that she’s refreshing and honest and not afraid to go where the story needs to go—beginning, middle and end. Oh, and did I mention she’s a fellow Depeche Mode fan? Yep, she’s just sort of fabulous like that. Without further ado, let’s welcome Megan to the pond!
Getting a tattoo of your favorite band, or any tattoo for that matter—a yes or a no?
I’m all for tattoos, but I’d caution anyone thinking of permanently marking their bodies to make very,…
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