A Conversation with Margaret Coel, Author of the Wind River Mysteries on Omnimystery News

Excerpt: “OMN: What is the best advice and harshest criticism you’ve received as an author? MC: The best advice? Apply the seat of your pants to the seat of the chair. In other words, set aside all the reasons why you can’t write today, you can’t write at this moment, and just get to it. Harshest criticism? An agent once told me that somebody ought to write about the Arapahos, it just wasn’t me. (Nineteen novels, one non-fiction book on the Arapahos, and still counting. I hope he reads this. What I learned: Write whether you feel like it or not. And don’t listen to the negative voices. My advice to aspiring writers is: persistence, persistence, persistence. If you care enough about writing and never give up, you will get published.” For the full Q&A, click...

BookPleasures.com interview with Margaret Coel

“When did you first consider yourself a writer and what keeps you going? Margaret: I never not considered myself a writer! I think from my earliest childhood, in listening to the books my father read to me and my brothers, I came to love stories, and I knew even then that I wanted to write them. I was turning out stories as a very young child, and I have never stopped.” For the full interview, click...