The Writing Room

I’m a writer who loves to talk about writing, so if you’re a writer or an aspiring writer I hope you'll stop by now and then and keep me company . . . You’ll find writing tips here as well as my thoughts on the writing life. Watch out, though. The Grammar Geek will be putting in her two cents from time to time.

Book Contests — My Big Starter List for Authors

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Want to win some book contests? If you're famous and your book is hitting the best-seller lists and it has the support of … [Read more...]

Kirkus Reviews ‘Wrestling with God’ This Month

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The reviews are in, and the critics are saying nice things about "Wrestling with God." There's that starred review in … [Read more...]

Brooke Warner: Getting Published Is Easier Than Ever. Getting Discovered, Not So Much

By Barbara Falconer Newhall -- Until I met Brooke Warner, I thought I'd never need to read another how-to-get-published book. I've got a whole shelf of … [Read more...]

My Goodreads Book Giveaway Starts Tomorrow

Tell your friends -- if they don't already have their very own copy of "Wrestling with God," there will be a one-week book giveaway starting June 24 on … [Read more...]

Write Another Book? I Dunno . . .

By Barbara Falconer Newhall "Barbara, you've got to write another book," a southern California friend said -- quite emphatically -- after finishing … [Read more...]