Author Archives: Dan Springer

Where Do Ideas Come From? By Author Nancy Wood

I am so pleased to have fellow Solstice Publishing author, Nancy Wood, stop by today to address a common question authors are asked, “Where do ideas come from?” Nancy is the author of the mystery Due Date available now! I … Continue reading

Happy New Year!

2012 has been an interesting for me and certainly an upgrade from the preceding year (where I lost a close friend to cancer and my mother-in-law was diagnosed with “stage-4” cancer). I have much to be thankful for, including: my … Continue reading

School Starting – Cool Project!

It is that time of year again, and with my own son starting high school, it reminded me of a very cool project my sister and I did two years ago to support the release of my novel, THE WILCO … Continue reading

F-Bombs and Rating Books

Unlike movies, TV, and video games, books don’t have a rating system to label the “appropriateness” of their content for readers. As an author I shudder at the thought of some panel slapping a label on my book and potentially … Continue reading

Another Five Star Review!

I am blown away and humbled by a new 5-star review on Amazon! As I have mentioned before, nothing gives me a better sense of accomplishment and validation as a writer than an excellent reader review. In today’s turbulent world … Continue reading

Book Expo America – Day 3

The Fun Stuff! BEA 2012 is winding down–what a jam packed three days in NYC! For the first time in the show’s history, 1000 non-industry folks, “Power Readers” were able to attend the event today. So, today I got the … Continue reading

Book Expo America – Day 2

Big and small, old and new–they are all here! My publisher, Solstice Publishing, is making a splash at this year’s Book Expo America, Javits Center in NYC. Everyone in publishing is here from the monsters in the industry, like Ingram, … Continue reading

Book Expo America – Day 1

Solstice Publishing Booth (#3983) a Success! Solstice Publishing’s new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Linda Harmon, called me last week to chat about the plan for this year’s booth at the BEA at Javit’s Center in NYC June 5 – 7. … Continue reading

For The Brave Who Have Fallen

As I sit looking out over the beautiful, white-sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, packed with families enjoying the long, Memorial Day weekend here in the USA, a wave of guilt floods over me. Every year I eagerly await … Continue reading

Please Help Me FIGHT Cancer!

Dear Friends, I have signed up to participate in a one-mile open water swim in the Gulf of Mexico off Clearwater Beach, Florida on May 5, 2012. The swim is to raise money to FIGHT cancer through the “Swim Across … Continue reading