Pinterest Board of the Month

Pinterest Board of the Month: Pride and Prejudice

It has been a few months since I posted a Pinterest Board, but I have been busy with them because they are a source of inspiration. For example, I shared the Phi Alpha Pi board with the cover illustrator as a way to see where my head is at in relation to inspiration. Now thatRead more

The Music that Inspired Modern Persuasion

A few years ago I borrowed a Pandora station from my friend Jena.  She called it her Indie Poptart station.  It was made up of female musicians who skirted the edge of popularity (and a few who crossed over). Jena told me about it when I shared that I was finding myself wanting to listen toRead more

Book Expo America, Modern Persuasion, and Finding Inspiration

Book Expo America, Modern Persuasion, Finding Inspiration

I talked about this story here and on other blogs, the story behind Modern Persuasion’s inspiration.  Today, I am going to go deeper into the story so you can understand where the idea came from. I have been attending Book Expo American since about 2005.  BEA is a conference dedicated to the publishing industry.  It’sRead more