From Connie’s Desk…

I'm excited to share with you a guest post on D'vorah Lansky's Book Marketing Made Easy Blog at D'vorah Lansky is a Book Marketing Guru. It is a great honor to be featured on her blog. I am also pleased to announce the release of my new book, "10 Ways to Develop Characters," which is available at: or on Read more [...]

Once Upon a Character

Once upon a time, a character appeared. No one knew this character. No one spoke to him. No one invited him inside to sit and carry on a conversation. This poor character couldn’t get anyone to notice him. He wondered what sort of world that he had come across. He wondered who he was. “Do I have a name?” whispered the man. And though the man remained quiet for the longest time, he began to twitch here and there. Still, the man had no name. Precisely, at the moment just before he was going Read more [...]

How Long Does It Take To Write a Book?

I get this question a lot… Well, I’ve written a book in a day on several occasions. I will say that Children’s Picture Book manuscripts are so short that on a good day, I might be able to write two or three. I’ve also written 30-page or less books in a day that are on a topic that I know well. I just wrote a book over the weekend. It was a challenge. Maybe, I shouldn’t have watched the movie on Saturday night! But for goodness sake, when you invite people over for dinner and a movie, Read more [...]