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Meghan Ward

I'm a freelance writer and book editor represented by Andy Ross of the Andy Ross Literary Agency. You can read an excerpt of my memoir, Paris On Less Than $10,000 A Day, and visit my website for more info about me.

Author Interview: Laura Fraser

This is my 200th post! To celebrate I have an interview with New York Times bestselling author Laura Fraser. Enjoy!

Laura Fraser is a San Francisco-based journalist whose latest book, All Over the Map, is just out in paperback. The book is a travel memoir, and a sequel to her 2001 New York Times bestseller, [...]

Email Marketing For Cool People

Today my good friend Alta Peterson over at Alta Peterson Communications has written a wonderful guest post about e-mail marketing. If you think e-mail marketing isn’t for you, think again. Every writer I know uses e-mail marketing once her book comes out to blast an ad with the book cover on the front to all [...]

Interview: Ethan Nosowsky, Editor-at-Large, Graywolf Press

Ethan Nosowsky is Editor-at-Large at Graywolf Press. He is also Consultant for Innovative Literature at the Creative Capital Foundation. Previously he was an editor at Farrar, Straus and Giroux. He has edited books by Jeffery Renard Allen, Emily Barton, Elias Canetti, Geoff Dyer, Stephen Elliott, John Haskell, J. Robert Lennon, and Isaac Bashevis Singer, among [...]

The Hunger Games: It’s all about plot, plot, plot.

I have a guest post over at Sierra Godfrey’s blog today about plot in the Hunger Games. With the movie coming out next year, I finally read it (although I don’t typically read YA novels) and what a fun ride. Also, if you’re new to this blog, I would love if you would “follow” it [...]

What Would Buddha Do As An Unpublished Author?

Last Friday I had the pleasure of attending an author lunch at San Francisco publisher Berrett-Koehler. In attendance were Christine Pelosi, daughter of Nancy Pelosi and author of Campaign Boot Camp; William Bennett Turner, author of Figures of Speech, Sharon Donovan, former publishing director of Counterpoint Press, several other guests, and most of the Berrett-Koehler [...]