Author: claudsy

Claudette writes in multiple genres: poetry, children’s lit, women’s lit, sci-fi/fantasy, creative non-fiction, inspirational, and travel. Her newest website at 2voices1song.com is a collaborative effort with Meena Rose. Her blogs–Claudsy’s Blog and Claudsy’s Calliope–are now nestled into the bosom of Two Voices, One Song and will continue there for the foreseeable future. Claudette is in final edit and polishing of her book of poetry “The Moon Sees All” as well as putting the finishing touches on her cookbook “Get Real in the Kitchen .” She has several other projects on the stove bubbling nicely.

Expert Tips from Those in the Know

Every week, newsletters from experts flood the internet. Here are some of the most helpful examples of advice to land in my inbox lately. Dana K. Cassell at Writers-Editors Network had this advice last week.  In her article, “Ask More…

Writing from Your Stock Room

Have you ever had one of those days when you need to write something, but nothing appeals? Or you have plenty to work on but you’d rather work on something for immediate submission instead? I think we’ve all had those…

Stepping Out in Memoir

Let’s face it—everyone has at least one memoir in them. In fact, each of us has countless large and small memoirs lurking in the back of our brains. The question is—how are you using them? Defining Your Memoir The old…

Tips and Tricks from Publishing Pros

We all know that writers face publishing challenges. Newbies tremble at the prospect of going it alone when self-publishing. Newbies also tremble when going with a traditional publisher. I call it part of the author-growth process. Experienced launchers often feel…

Fiction: Taking the Short Road to Discovery

Webinar offers, professional newsletters, etc. slide into my inbox on a regular basis. Some are throw-aways that garner little interest. Others stand out because of their origin or subject matter. Those are investigated for whatever usable information and heads-up alerts…