In my last blog post I wrote about “13 Things About Me” which was more personal stuff–now in this post I’ve listed 13 Things About Me–the Literary Version. Enjoy!
1. What was your favorite book as a child?
Animal Farm by George Orwell—I read it when I was 9 years old and I loved its utter (or udder) simplicity.
2. If you...
Life is stressful; there’s no way around that, but you can manage your stress so it won’t manage you! That’s where Reiki comes in. What’s Reiki? Reiki is an ancient natural healing method that promotes balance and wellness. Reiki, applied with the hands by an attuned practitioner, addresses all levels of well-being on a physical, mental, emotional and spiritual level. It...
Today enjoy novelist, editor and Star Wars fan, Belea T. Keeney share one of her favorite books for laying out your novel’s outline and story structure. Read on!
Building a house? You’d use an architect’s blueprint, get a site plan, line up your subcontactors, right? Writing a novel? Try Robert J. Ray’s The Weekend Novelist (1st edition, Dell Trade Paperback).
Of all the writing...
The Wonderland Book Club is now in its fifth year and every meeting boasts fantastic turn-outs—probably the best ever in the history of this book club. Not only do we host North Carolina authors every month and discuss their books, we also gather and share publication leads, locate critique groups, and buy/sell books and services with each other. The members are now a book club family and look...
Thank you, Dave Baldwin for another fantastic post about how tips from a noted novelist can help you overcome your writing blocks. Enjoy and be inspired! And if you’d like to know more about the craft of writing fiction, check out my new webinar series STARTING TOMORROW:
How to Write the Next Great American Novel with Alice Osborn
Location: Webinar Series
Class meets three times on...