Author Archives: RENE AVERETT

September 2018 Newsletter

This month join former HSW president Linda Enos, who writes as Romance Queen Lynda Bailey, along with bestselling author and current HSW president, Matt Bayan, for a mash-up of two essential craft skills: developing micro-tension and replacing description with image. … Continue reading

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August 2018 Newsletter

August HSW Meeting    Learn How to Get New Readers and Reviews with Michael C. Grumley How does a self-published author get 8,000 reviews on his first book? How does he develop a series that has gotten several thousand reviews on … Continue reading

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July 2018 Newsletter

NY Times Best Selling Author  Will Speak at HSW Meeting! July 14 Meeting Features New York Times #1 Bestseller, Ellen Hopkins Ever want to question how a New York Times #1 author got there? Here’s your chance. Our July meeting … Continue reading

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June 2018 Newsletter

High Sierra Writers 2018 Writing Contest    Would you like to jump the publishing slush pile and get your book on the desk of a publisher? That is exactly what the 2018 High Sierra Writers contest will do if you … Continue reading

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May 2018 Newsletter

From the HSW President Marketing 102 At a previous meeting, I explained push/pull marketing and promised to get back with more information on “pull” marketing, which can best be described as market research. Specifically, I want to show how market … Continue reading

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February 2018 Newsletter

From the President: QUERY LETTERS “My mystery/thriller, JUMPING JACK, will be as big as any John Grisham. You’ll make a lot of money with my book.” Agents love queries that start this way. My mother loved it. Check. I worked hard … Continue reading

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