Beginnings: Living More Than One Life

Beginnings: Living More Than One Life

By Tina Ann Forkner I love the quote from author Anna Quindlen that says, “The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.” Now that my kids have all gone off to college, I am beginning to experience what it means to have more than one life in this...
Meet a Poppy: Diane Haeger and the Book of Her Heart

Meet a Poppy: Diane Haeger and the Book of Her Heart

Today’s Meet-a-Poppy tidbit is on Tall Poppy Diane Haeger. Diane is an historical fiction author with 16 books to her name! She’s hosting Bloom this week, so if you’re not already a member, click here and join the discussion. Here’s what Diane had to say about...
Earth and Ink: Welcome to Earth and Ink with Sonja Yoerg

Earth and Ink: Welcome to Earth and Ink with Sonja Yoerg

Gardening and writing. Writing and gardening. It’s what I do and what I have done for most of my life. I’ve had many other pastimes and a couple other careers, but the common thread has been growing things and making words fit my thoughts. Have you ever heard authors...
Pitch Wars: What Books Will Agents Love This Year?

Pitch Wars: What Books Will Agents Love This Year?

Today is November 1st. For some writers that means the start of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). But for me, it’s the first day of the Pitch Wars agent showcase for the adult entries. And my mentee, along with many other amazing authors and books, are...

Tuesday Chat with debut author Sandi Ward

Please help me give a warm Poppy welcome to debut author Sandi Ward. Her fabulous book, THE ASTONISHING THING, releases next week and seriously, look at that cover!! Talk about one thing that’s making you happy right now (other than the imminent release of your debut...

Tuesday Chat with Perfectly Undone author Jamie Raintree

Let’s give a warm Poppy welcome to debut author Jamie Raintree as she celebrates the release of Perfectly Undone (available now – get your copy, it’s fabulous!). The road to publication is twisty at best–tell us about some of your twists. My...