Oh my word, how come I never read this book before now? Everyone says this is such a sad story. If you don’t know any better, it has the requisite ups and bottom of the barrel depths of despair before the main character climbs back up again. Here’s what makes it sad: The story is … [Read more…]
Wylding Hall By Elizabeth Hand Publisher: Publishing Ltd. 146 pages ©2015 Agent: Martha Millard Genre: Paranormal, Mystery, Horror, Ghosts First, I have to say, I’ve forgotten how much I love a good ghost/haunting story. Thank you Ms. Hand for reminding me. This story is written in first person – multiple narrators. Present tense – the … [Read more…]
Pull Me Under by Kelly Luce Publisher: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux ©2016 261 pages Agent: Katherine Fausset Editor: Emily Bell Genre: Literary with a soft mystery bent as to why things happened Pull Me Under is about a lady (hafu – half Japanese, half American – bonus, learned a new word) who killed a classmate … [Read more…]
You’ve noticed the small design change, but here’s where I’m going with the content. When I began writing it was hard for me to decide on POV (point of view) and tense. At first it seems simple: First – I, me Second – You Third – Suzy, Bob, He, She But as I delved further … [Read more…]
Just one week away. I’m excited and scared. I know the first post isn’t perfect. As I prepare the following posts, they seem to get a bit better. Yes, I could go back and change the first post, but I don’t want to. I want to grow and let others see how an idea changes … [Read more…]
Two weeks until the new content. And, because I knuckled down, I updated the look once again. The last one worked, but it was just missing something I couldn’t quite put my finger on. There was a little hiccup, but all is still scheduled well. On Thursday, February 2 the new content arrives. Then every … [Read more…]
3 weeks until the new content. It’s about learning, reading, and sharing.
4 Weeks to the new content direction. So excited and hoping that people will get involved and give me their insight so we all learn together.
It’s a new year and I’m beginning to find my way in life. Yeah, it’s taken some serious time. I never wanted my blog to be about writing in general because let’s face it, I don’t have a degree in writing. I make grammatical errors on a regular basis. I don’t know my dangling modifiers … [Read more…]
Life is always hectic and even when it’s not, the overabundance that people assume means fun can be wearying. Case in point the fair. The big fair for whatever area you live in. It comes once a year. The kids get excited, the parents cringe at the ever increasing