Nathalie's Notes

Raising the Hardy Boys

Recent word count for Breaking Branches: ZERO.

Ouch. I know, I know. Two of my other paying columns were due, so I had to get those finished in my writing margins. Also, I've decided to submit one of my short stories to a literary magazine which is something I've never tried before. If anyone wants to review and give feedback on Snakes & Ladders before Friday, let me know.

Over the weekend Matt's parents came to visit so I missed my working windows there, too but I'm still on track to reach my December deadline. I think.

Tomorrow I'm featuring an interview with author Christina Katz both here and on my web site.


Christina Katz is the author of Get Known Before the Book Deal, Use Your Personal Strengths to Grow an Author Platform (Writer’s Digest Books). She started her platform “for fun” seven years ago and ended up on “Good Morning America.” Christina teaches e-courses on platform development and writing nonfiction for publication. Her students are published in national magazines and land agents and book deals. Christina has been encouraging reluctant platform builders via her e-zinesfor five years, has written hundreds of articles for national, regional, and on line publications, and is a monthly columnist for the Willamette Writer. A popular speakerat writing conferences, writing programs, libraries, and bookstores, she hosts the Northwest Author Series in Wilsonville, Oregon. She is also the author of Writer Mama, How to Raise a Writing Career Alongside Your Kids (Writer’s Digest Books).

One thought on “Tune in tomorrow for author interview

  1. Kind of cutting it close, but we just returned from the famous cabin. I’d love to read Snakes and Ladders if it’s not too late…or even if it is. u. p.


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