Tag Archive: Welcome Wednesday

Dec 07

Welcome Wednesday – Holiday Sales

Welcome to this week’s edition of Welcome Wednesdays! It’s only 18 days until Christmas, which means that most people are in the midst of their holiday shopping, buying gifts for friends and family. As all of us authors know, there’s no better gift than a book!  So today, I’m asking you to tell us about …

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Nov 30

Welcome Wednesday – Holiday Traditions

Welcome to this week’s edition of Welcome Wednesdays! since we’re now officially in the midst of the holiday season, let’s talk about that.  Today’s question is to tell us about a holiday tradition that shows up in your books.  Do any of your characters have a special Christmas tradition in their families?  Give us an …

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Nov 16

Welcome Wednesday – Food, Glorious Food!

Welcome to this week’s edition of Welcome Wednesdays! With Thanksgiving (and massive Thanksgiving dinners!) coming up next week, it’s a great time to talk about food.  Today, your challenge is to share a scene from one of your books involving dinners, snacks, meals, dessert, cooking – anything food-related… And be sure to leave a link …

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Nov 09

Welcome Wednesday – Famous Last Words

Welcome to this week’s edition of Welcome Wednesdays! Last week, we asked you to share an opening line from one of your books.  So it only makes sense that today’s question jumps to the end – give us the closing line form one of your books… And be sure to leave a link to your …

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Nov 02

Welcome Wednesday – Opening Lines

Welcome to this week’s edition of Welcome Wednesdays! We have a very simple assignment for all you authors today.  We all know how important beginnings are, so today I want you to give us the opening line(s) of one of your books – it can be one sentence, or up to a paragraph, whatever makes …

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Oct 26

Welcome Wednesday – a Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words

Welcome to this week’s edition of Welcome Wednesdays! Let’s talk about pictures today.  It could be a book cover, or a photo of an actor who might be a good choice to play one of your characters in a movie.  It could be a photo or painting that was an inspiration for something in one of …

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Oct 19

Welcome Wednesday – Changes

Welcome to this week’s edition of Welcome Wednesdays! Let’s talk about changes today.  Not changes you make in the process of rewriting and editing, but changes you’ve made AFTER you’ve initially published a book.  Have you gone back and revised one of your books later?  Changed the cover?  Republished it with a new publisher (or …

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Sep 14

Welcome Wednesday – Does Your Book Have a Soundtrack?

Welcome to this week’s edition of Welcome Wednesdays! We’ve talked in past editions of Welcome Wednesday about imagining our books as movies or TV shows, and who might play our characters on screen.  What’s something else that every movie and TV show has? A soundtrack! So today’s question is, does your book have a soundtrack? …

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Aug 24

Welcome Wednesday – How Real is Your World?

Welcome to this week’s edition of Welcome Wednesdays! Today let’s talk about the real world vs. your fictional world.  Exactly how “real” is the world your characters inhabit?  Talk a little about how you build the city or town or village they live in.  Do you use real-world locations and happenings?  If they stop for a …

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Aug 17

Welcome Wednesday – Who’s Your Favorite Writer?

Welcome to this week’s edition of Welcome Wednesdays! Today I’m asking you authors to talk about someone else.  Tell us who your favorite writer (besides yourself!) is, and why?   I’ll begin… It’s a tough question.  I think I have to answer, even though I only really love one of his books, Mark Helprin.  Even …

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