My literary tour, Around the World in 80 Books, has seen the light of day. I cracked open the cover to the introduction and right away there was a reference that I’m adding to my list. David Damrosch said he fell into another world as he read, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman.Continue reading
After this weekend, I understand why I traded our Xbox for an iPad. My husband recently acquired a game controller for an Xbox one and it was a bad idea. Why? My plans to get more things on my writing list were deterred by a game on our tv and a new controller. It wasContinue reading “The Gaming World”
The end of the week is finally here and my fingers are itching. I’m so close to pushing the publish button, it’s hard to hold myself back because I take my own advice. I need to do a few more rounds of proofs before I launch my next journal. Yes, the big day is finallyContinue reading “New Book Release Coming Soon!”
Another week is passing at the start of the year, and I need to ask if you’re ready to launch? Have you even made a plan to get published this year? I know the idea can feel like you’re buried under the mountain, not at the bottom but making a plan is the best wayContinue reading “Ready to Launch?”
My list of books is growing for 2022. I decided that my first books of the new year are going to help me travel the world through words, since many borders that I want to cross are closed. My fingers just pressed the buy button and a new book by, David Damrosch. I’m about toContinue reading “Traveling the World Through Books”
Have you found your quiet alley yet? Or, wandered through some unknown city? I’m trying by reading a new book but the style wasn’t what I expected. I wanted the poetry of Paris. Yes, the sappy read with a glass a wine and maybe a little romance. The recommended read did make me laugh aContinue reading “Book Review Update”
Following my own prompts and sharing of resources for writers, it’s time to put own a short of my own. I need to practice my own story telling. I wrote a short piece for today. This may turn into a longer story in the future. My inspiration was the new novel that I started thisContinue reading “Writing Time”
This morning my front door opened and I saw the light blank of white on the side walk as my husband left for work. I prompted turned around and decided to return to my layers of warm blankets. The winter blah got me again, and I decided to stay inside today. Plus I had theContinue reading “Book Read”
One thing I told readers of my blog is to keep an open mind when it comes to getting published. We tend to think only of traditional full length novels but there are several ways to get your foot in the door. For example, short story writers have become more recognized and made the PulitzerContinue reading “The List”
Last evening was another glimpse of sunlight after 4:00 pm. Again, my eyes drifted up to the orange colored sky in the east and I started to think of ice cream. An orange dreamsicle sat on the tip of my tongue and my mouth watered a little bit in the middle of traffic. Yes, somethingContinue reading “Food For Thought”
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