CMA is Publishing a Book! Meeting the Authors (Part 2)

Remember that book CMA wrote, edited, published, AND partied over? Well not only can you buy the whole thing at Amazon: you can check out Part 2 of our Q&A with the 19 people who wrote it. In case you're still not sure how a book with that many authors gets written in the first place (Part 1 of … Continue reading CMA is Publishing a Book! Meeting the Authors (Part 2)

CMA Published a Book!

Remember that book CMA started writing (and editing) a year ago that we kept promising to update you on? IT'S PUBLISHED! YES, REALLY!  WE'RE EXCITED, TOO! Check out the trailer! Shot by our crack trailer team! Want more? Here's our Amazon blurb (written by our crack marketing team!): In 1913 Daisy Van Wyck receives a birthday gift … Continue reading CMA Published a Book!

CMA is Publishing a Book! Wrapping up the Writers Group and Meeting the Authors (Part 1)

Remember that book CMA started writing (and editing) a year ago that we kept promising to update you on? Well, it's almost here! For starters, we have a cover (thanks to that contest you entered)! And a title! Here it is: We're changing "Diary" to "Journal" but still! Cover! Title! Better still, we have input from the writers themselves. … Continue reading CMA is Publishing a Book! Wrapping up the Writers Group and Meeting the Authors (Part 1)

Inside the Trenches: Editing the CMA Writers Group Book

Whether your idea of a perfect summer activity involves chilling at the beach, riding every roller coaster in the tristate area, or just curling up with a good book, I bet there’s one thing you’d never consider doing. Writing a book with 20 other people. And I double bet you’d run screaming from editing it. … Continue reading Inside the Trenches: Editing the CMA Writers Group Book

A Different Route – Self-Publishing and the CMA Writers Group “Publish YoSelf” Project

By Kristen McGregor CMA Writers Group Coordinator Tonight was my first night as the new Writers Group Coordinator for the CMA, and it was so lovely to see so many enthusiastic writers at the table ready to collaborate on ideas. We met the amazing and talented author Elisa Ludwig who shared with the group all … Continue reading A Different Route – Self-Publishing and the CMA Writers Group “Publish YoSelf” Project

Hey Now You’re An All-Star Get Your Pen Out, Go Write!

Blogger's Note:  Happy New Year!  I want to kick off 2013 by thanking all of you that have bothered to take a few minutes to read my wacky writings.  I hope I have been a little bit informative and a lot bit entertaining.  I can't wait to see what CMA has in store this year!  … Continue reading Hey Now You’re An All-Star Get Your Pen Out, Go Write!