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Jenny Redbug On writing, books, and life on a sailboat

English - Writing, Editing, Sailing
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Jenny Redbug · 3W ago

It All Worked Out in the End

One of the best things that can happen to an editor is seeing their clients' books win over readers and get great reviews. That matters as much as book awards—though those are awfully nice, ...
Jenny Redbug · 2M ago

"Up and Autumn," Everyone!

What happened to August? I seem to have missed a month, somewhere. Family issues and losses abounded, none of them easy to handle. So, that's my excuse.Luckily, September follows August and ...
Jenny Redbug · 4M ago

Vacation Brain Strikes Back, and Some Tips on Transitions.

Yes, I've been on vacation—actually two mini vacations, separated by a stressful week dealing with a family member in crisis. Now I'm back home and my "hard earned" calm from a couple of day...
Jenny Redbug · 5M ago

Recap of the SDBAA Awards (with winners and links)

Last week, the San Diego Book Awards Association presented their awards at the Sheraton in La Jolla. There were no SDBAA awards given out last year, due to the passing of Chet Cunningham, so...
Jenny Redbug · 6M ago

The San Diego Book Awards Nominees

Jenny Redbug · 7M ago

Blazing a Trail and Blazing Laptops

I think all artists owe two things to society. One is doing their art, and the other is sharing their knowledge and expertise with the world. (Of course, it is nice if they get to share thei...
Jenny Redbug · 8M ago

Beauty is Truth (BOAW Blogfest 2017)

This post is part of the Beauty of a Woman BlogFest VI! To read more entries, and potentially win a fun prize, visit the fest page on August’s McLaughlin’s site between today, March 6 and 11...
Jenny Redbug · 9M ago

It's Almost Conference Time! (Five Reasons to Attend SCWC)

What happened to January?Seriously, I blinked, I marched, and it was over... Great experience, and it was heartening to see how many young (and older) people really care what is happening to...
Jenny Redbug · 11M ago

Five Books I Read in 2016—and Highly Recommend.

It’s time for me to list five books I loved in 2016. As always, I leave off the bestsellers—those ten titles you’ve read about ten times in the last ten weeks of top ten books lists. (I'd lo...
Jenny Redbug · 1Y ago

Expository Tips—Your Book is Not a Script!

Having just taught my second workshop in as many months on how to make expository more exciting, I’ve come to the conclusion that authors who write books, as opposed to screenplays, don’t re...