An ideal summer read, a few hours of delightful escapism, and iwritten with a deft hand. … More Beauregard and the Beast, by Evie Drae
Words have the power to bring about healing if allowed to flow out of a painful or confusing situation … More The Healing Power of Words: Audrey Semprum on finding your way through writing.
I published my first book at the age of 61. So what took me so long? Fear and self-doubt. … More Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt: J.C. Salazar on the journey to become a writer.
What was Dianna Hammond to think when she awoke one September morning after a dream with a title, characters and story arc in her head? … More You May Say that I’m a Dreamer
The relationship between cats and writers is as old as writing and domesticated cats. … More In our arts we find our bliss
I realized I wanted to write. And if I didn’t have some semblance of writing in my life I’d be unhappy. It was a revelation. … More Critical Learnings: Eileen Curley Hammond on becoming an author after 60.
I AM THE PAIN. I LEARN THE PAIN. I DEAL WITH THE PAIN. … More Deal with the Pain
“Another soft, mournful descent of notes faded into the dark, and with the next, Sorley began to sing. Nothing disturbed the music: drinking cups were lowered, conversation ended. His voice, deep and slightly rough, told his anguish and grief to the night, to the stars, to all the world. A lament, I knew, for what … More Sorley’s Song for Cillian
Here’s a lovely review of Empire’s Daughter, on The Writing Alien’s new blog on writing and writers. https://thewritingalien.com/this-months-featured/ “…a knack for world-building that I have found in very few others.”
Can there be any worse nightmare for a writer than having your laptop die? … More A Writer’s Nightmare