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The Fiona McVie Interview – 33 Questions

The Fiona McVie Interview – 33 Questions

Name Ashley BarronAgeOld enough to know better, still young enough not to care.Where are you fromWashington, D.C.A little about yourself I’m a bit of a jack of all trades. I believe it is the result of having been born with an outgoing personality and an entrepreneur’s way of looking at life. I’ve worked on Capitol […]

NaNoWriMo and the Evolution of a Writer

NaNoWriMo and the Evolution of a Writer

Writing a book as part of the annual NaNoWriMo contest is a bit like dating in college: a day feels like a week, a week feels like a month. And a month, well, that’s practically forever.On November 1st, I started NaNoWriMo filled with excitement and curiosity. How would the book idea I’d been mulling over […]

Spanx Me, NaNoWriMo!

Spanx Me, NaNoWriMo!

Marketing Ideas from the Vault! This post about NaNoWriMo and Spanx joining forces to create new opportunities for authors was originally published in March of last year.———————————————————————-Forget “March Madness.” Instead, make it “March Marketing Madness.”As part of all this basketball craziness, I recently filled out my bracket for the family pool. I’m not doing well; […]

The New Romance Aisle: Lover’s Lane at Lowe’s

The New Romance Aisle: Lover’s Lane at Lowe’s

Who says a trip to the hardware store can’t be romantic? Not me!Not any of my friends, either, as it turns out.Over the summer, couple after couple pointed out to me (in unrelated conversations) that once they had settled down, they spent far more time together going out to hardware stores than going out to […]

The Many Faces of a Writer

The Many Faces of a Writer

Last Sunday, I watched the “In Memoriam” segment of the Emmy’s telecast.Sitting quietly, watching as the faces of many actors and actresses whose work I’ve known faded in and out, I wondered how many of the characters they had played on-screen had resembled, in ways big or small, their own personalities? How many times had […]

By September 29, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Writing: The Importance of Word Choice in Translation

Writing: The Importance of Word Choice in Translation

For those of you who are fans of Star Trek (or, like me, grew up with a brother who loved all things science fiction), have you ever fantasized about having communication tools like the ones Captain Kirk and his crew had?I have, and I find myself doing it all the more lately.Why? Social media.Daily, the […]

By September 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
A Writer’s Joy: Meeting a New Fan

A Writer’s Joy: Meeting a New Fan

Even as an adult I sometimes feel as if I am back in high school. Usually, this is a good feeling (I loved high school), if a little bit bizarre, considering that I’ve long since left my school days behind and moved into the working world.But, as I’ve come to understand, life is a series […]

By September 20, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
The Summer of Curveballs

The Summer of Curveballs

It’s…September?I keep looking at the calendar to confirm that the summer is really over. I guess the gentle fall of the first leaves, the shorter days, and the perfect weather (by D.C. standards) should be proof enough, but neither my eyes nor my mind wants to believe it. Where did summer go? I ask myself […]

By September 19, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The JeriWB Interview – 10 Questions

The JeriWB Interview – 10 Questions

Click HERE to read the full interview on Jeri Walker-Bickett’s blog. It pleases me to no end to post today’s tête-à-tête with author Ashley Barron. Early on, I quickly gravitated toward her tweets for many reasons, eventually leading to my review of her book where I discuss her uncanny ability. I’m sure this interview will […]

Blogging and Twitter: The Guide

Blogging and Twitter: The Guide

Are you thinking about starting a blog, but you’re not sure where to begin? Do you have a blog, but its not getting many hits? Is Twitter a mystery to you?Perhaps, you’ve written a novel or opened a small business, and you want to find ways to use a blog to connect with a broader […]

By February 11, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
The Edward Gordon Interview – 10 Questions

The Edward Gordon Interview – 10 Questions

 Do you write daily with a fixed routine or only when the mood hits?Thanks for having me today, Edward!Daily, I write what my mood dictates. I have several projects in the works right now. They include the Priya novels, beginning with Ava, the short stories collection, a standalone novel, and blogging, of course.My Priya series, […]

Twitter, My Darling

Twitter, My Darling

A year ago, I knew nothing about you, Twitter. And now you are the darling of my social media world.At first I was a little scared of you. Your reputation is one of unpredictable power, and I was worried, quite reasonably, that I would be lost in your endless seas.And then there are those hash […]