Monthly Archives: October 2015

Something Wonderful

I love Halloween! After carving my pumpkin tonight, I can’t wait to see all the kids on my street in their cute costumes! And speaking of Halloween, here’s a heart-warming story about the power of words: One night in the … Continue reading

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Pitch Perfect

Pitchapalooza with Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry — authors of the terrific newly updated handbook, The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published — what an enriching, entertaining event! Arielle and David were joined by seasoned agent Joelle Delbourgo … Continue reading

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Sharing Stories

“First of all and foremost, it’s sharing our stories. We are the only animal that shares stories, it’s what makes us human and more humane. We are educated, enlightened, entertained and you can read all by yourself or with others. … Continue reading

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Literary Lairs

Writers tend to be a wandering bunch of souls — we often seem to find inspiration and relaxation in places that have drinks instead of desks, cocktail hours instead of club chairs. My friend and fellow scribe Wendy and I … Continue reading

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Keep Writing

“The secret to becoming a writer is to write, write, and keep on writing.” Ken MacLeod Sounds simple, doesn’t it? And yet a thousand dragons seem to rear their heads to keep us from doing what we need to do: … Continue reading

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Language Lessons

“When I read, I want to be fully transported to another place. I want to feel things, smell things.” Janet Fitch Every now and then, I come across some wonderful writing advice that I can’t wait to share with you: … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

From my ever-abundant source of inspiration, my beloved mom Dorothy’s One Thousand Beautiful Things, this beautiful poem called to me and asked me to share it with you: Dream-Song Sunlight, moonlight, Twilight, starlight — Gloaming at the close of day, … Continue reading

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