Erika Gardner is a personal friend who’s publishing her debut novel, The Dragon in the Garden. I couldn’t be happier for her. Preorder now on Amazon and Smashwords.
Though I already have my bio page up, a lot of contestants at PitchWars are doing a special Mentee Bio Bloghop that is less formal and uses a lot of images and pop-cultural references. Here’s mine as a Top Ten List. Top 10 Reasons to Mentor, Befriend, or Like G. Karl Kumfert
First, eliminate the unnecessary letters C, X, and Q, which can be replaced by S or K, KS or Z, and KW, respektively.[sic]
Stacey Gustafson is a friend and fellow member of the California Writers Club/Tri-Valley Chapter. A humor writer who finds funny in suburban family life, she will publish her new book in Fall 2014 in both print and electronic forms. Here’s the teaser:
Acknowledgement Thanks to Wendy Terrien for inviting me to participate in The Writing Process Blog Tour. Wendy is an author of young adult fiction who has written stories since her age was in single digits. Having studied organizational communication and business, and worked her way up the corporate ladder at a number of organizations, she’s happy to be […]
Here’s something I saw on Facebook. At first, this dark humor had some appeal to me. But then my brain kicked in. If dinosaurs lived 200 million years ago, how can a couple million years late really matter to a star? The short answer is that the image above is pseudo-science post junk. Here’s how […]
“What do you want to do for the rest of your life?” Does that question stress you out? It does for most people. You could just dodge the question with the answer, “breathe.” But then there’s the voice inside that says we need to decide. What are we going to do for the rest of […]
Dylan Farrow’s recent open letter tells a heartbreaking story that I’ve heard too many times before: girl sexually abused by family or trusted friend of family. I heard these stories in high school, church, and college while growing up: not many stories, but certainly too many. Looking back on my teens and twenties
High School students in Danville, Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton, and San Ramon, you may win cash prizes for your writing. The Tri-Valley Chapter of the California Writer’s Club (which I’m a member of) is sponsoring its third annual High School Writing Contest. Submission deadline is March 21, 2014.