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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.

If Publicity Doesn’t Sell Books, What Does?

UPDATE: The winner of The Edge of Maybe contest is …

KRISTAN!

It was a tough decision for Ericka, so she took her top six choices and randomized them. Kristan, please email me your latest address, so I can forward it to Ericka. And everyone else, if you’re in the Bay Area, don’t miss Ericka’s [...]

RIP Google Friend Connect

If you have a WordPress blog, you probably know by now that Google will be retiring Google Friend Connect for all non-Blogger blogs on March 1, 2012. I’m thrilled about this because I’ve always hated Google Friend Connect but have never had the cahones to delete it from my blog. I just did, and it [...]

The Edge of Maybe: Author Interview with Ericka Lutz

Today I am honored to present you with two wonderful new guests. Author, teacher and book editor Elizabeth Bernstein will be interviewing author, teacher and performer Ericka Lutz about her debut novel The Edge of Maybe, which takes place right here in the East Bay of San Francisco.

Ericka Lutz is a writer, teacher, [...]

Valentine for a Writer

To all my writer friends and followers out there, here’s a valentine for you:

You’ve spent days, weeks, months, and years Gallantly confronting your writerly fears The blinking cursor, like the blank page Is daunting to writers at every stage But you never give up, you keep trudging on You’re the hero of your journey, [...]

Is Self-Publishing the Way to Go?

Today I have a wonderful post from Sarah Baker, a former editor for Viking/Penguin and Simon & Schuster in New York, via Constance Hale over at Sin and Syntax. If you haven’t visited Sin and Syntax yet, go check out the Salon. It’s full of great articles about writing and publishing like Gianmaria Fanchini’s post [...]