27th ANNUAL FLATHEAD RIVER WRITERS CONFERENCE IS SEPT 23-24, 2017

Do you love to write? Need some inspiration? How about up-to-date information on publishing and marketing? If so, join me at the Flathead River Writers Conference on September 23-24, 2017 in Kalispell, Montana. Two days of fun, education, camaraderie, and energy with bestselling authors, literary agents, and writers helping writers…. Continue reading

Kindle Scout – A Two Year Performance Review

UPDATE: As of 4/3/18, Kindle Scout is no longer accepting submissions. An interesting experiment but, sadly, it didn’t survive.     By Debbie Burke  Kindle Scout  has been called American Idol for authors or a Slush Pile Popularity Contest. Amazon defines it as “reader-powered publishing.” Scout has now been around… Continue reading

Writers meeting writers

There are writers and there are civilians (AKA normal people). Civilians look at us fiction writers as objects of curiosity…a little odd, but probably not dangerous. They don’t understand how we can happily spend hours chasing imaginary people around in our imaginations. Come to think of it, that does sound… Continue reading