Sophfronia Scott, Author Writing, laughing, and loving

Category Archives: Publishing

When Writing Seeds Sprout

February 2, 2017 | Publishing, Writing | Permalink

I have so much on my plate for 2017 but it’s all exciting and you will see many changes. Look for my new novel, Unforgivable Love, from William Morrow. The publication date is September 26, 2017. The cover design is underway and I’m thrilled to share it with you because I’ve been writing about the book here for a […]

Why Ruminate Matters

October 22, 2015 | Publishing, Ruminations on Faith, Writing | Permalink

My issue of Ruminate arrived in the mail today. I’m happy to see the swooping cursive capital R on the cover. Just inside the front is a painting of a stoic heron gliding over blue water toward a full moon. The presence of a new Ruminate is a signal: it’s time. It’s time to slow […]

Writing to Reach a Broader Audience

February 17, 2015 | Publishing, Writing | Permalink

If you’re on Twitter and a lover of books you’ve probably come across #LitChat, the popular discussion about books and their authors that takes place twice a week. Recently LitChat’s founder, Carolyn Burns Bass, asked me to be a guest host on the chat discussing what I feel are some of the important issues facing […]

What’s Literary Citizenship?

November 14, 2014 | Loving Life, Publishing, Writing | Permalink

What does it mean to be a literary citizen? The word “citizen” implies living somewhere and in this case we’re talking about taking up residence in the literary world. I like Cathy Day’s answer. She’s the author of two books: Comeback Season: How I Learned to Play the Game of Love (Free Press, 2008) and The Circus in […]

Autumn Update

October 24, 2013 | Loving Life, Publishing, Writing | Permalink

First of all I’d like to welcome the wonderful friends I’ve met in my recent travels who have joined our conversation here. I hope you’ll be inspired to create your best work in the months to come! Have you been enjoying this glorious autumn? Here in Connecticut the trees have reached their peak color and I’m […]

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