Historical Novelist Peter Golden on Transforming Real People into Fictional Characters and much more!

Peter Golden Minetta TavernHere’s my latest Writer’s Digest interview with Peter Golden, author of Wherever There Is Light!

Peter Golden is an award-winning journalist, novelist, biographer, and historian and the author of Comeback Love. 

Advice from NYT Bestselling Author Jamie Ford

JamieFordI’m excited to announce that I’m now a contributor to Brian Klems’ Writer’s Digest Blog entitled “The Writer’s Dig.” In my interviews, I pose five questions to publishing industry pros–including authors, screenwriters, editors, audio book voice actors, book mavens, etc. The goal is to give WD readers a behind-the-scenes look into the industry and some advice from the pros about writing, publishing and platform/marketing.

My inaugural interview with NYT Bestselling Author Jamie Ford is live. Check out the link below – Jamie’s one of the wittiest and coolest authors I’ve met on my journey. http://bit.ly/1WRjgw6

Writer’s Digest Conference 2015!

WDvert_colorThe Writer’s Digest Conference in NYC is where my author career started and I’m thrilled to be returning again this year as a speaker! This weekend, July 31-Aug 2, I’ll be presenting “The New Era of Publishing: Combining Traditional & Partnership Publishing for Success” with my agent, April Eberhardt, “Beyond Bookstores: Selling Your Book in Unexpected Ways & Places” with author Anjali Mitter Duva, and I’ll be participating in the panel discussion of “Breaking In: First-time Novelists Share How They Got Their Books Published.” For more information and the session schedule, click here or follow #WDC15 and @WritersDigest on Twitter!

“Combining Traditional & Partnership Publishing for Success” @ the WDC 2014!

Thank you so much to Writer’s Digest and the fabulous group of aspiring and published authors who came to my presentation yesterday at the Writer’s Digest Conference! Our hour-long chat about traditional and partnership publishing, along with a lively Q&A was a blast! For those who attended, or those who missed it, you can download the “Cheat Sheet” with the most important tips from my presentation by clicking here.

A special shout-out to my agent, April Eberhardt, and fellow She Writes author Liz O’Connor (Trinity Stones) who also fielded some questions from the crowd. And speaking of questions, if you didn’t receive an answer to yours (because we ran out of time!), please submit your question by clicking on “Leave a Reply” below or by clicking on the “Contact” tab above, and you’re questions will come directly to me!

Thanks again guys! Kristen

Register Now for the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference!

Are you ready to write your next chapter? The Writer’s Digest Annual Conference is where my writing career started in 2012, and I formed relationships that eventually secured me agent representation and several traditional and partner publishing deals! This time around, I’ll be speaking Sunday August 3rd at 10am about Combining Traditional and Partner Publishing for Success. It’s not too late to register, click here, and enter the code WDSPEAKER to save $50!