As I’ve shared before, I’m on a virtual book tour for my new and fourth book, Inspired to Move Forward. And I’m so excited about it! The tour started on yesterday and I’ve already done three blogtalk radio show interviews....―
P presented many possible literary devices: protagonist, pathos, parody, paradox, persona, point of view, personification. Pressure! ∙ Writing is a complicated, and exhilarating, process. Few devices showcase that like a good plot twist....―
The theme of this week is - Show us Your Book Hoard! Take a picture and show up what you have! Join our group HERE to find out next week’s theme! Go HERE to link up with this week’s meme. This is ONE bookcase of books. The white stripe...―
Then they were together so that as the hand on the watch moved, unseen now, they knew that nothing could ever happen to the one that did not happen to the other, that no other thing could happen more than this; that this was all and always this...―
Wow, we've made it to the big O. Wait, that didn't come out exactly as I had planned. *winks* ∙ Last year, I wrote about Onomatopoeia. Such a rhythmic sound. I always imagine it as a Julie Andrew's song. But, in the interest of covering new...―
Have you ever noticed that most of the N adjectives are negative? I didn't until I searched N adjectives for some help today. (Nutty, noxious, noisy, naughty, nasty, nasal. Eek!) ∙ Then I happened upon noteworthy. ∙ When writing a...―
The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards is Kristopher Jansma's debut novel. ∙ I always take the time to read the dedication pages before I begin to read a book. I was intrigued by this entry....."If you believe that you are the author of this ...―
M is making me maniacal. So many great literary devices to choose from: metaphor, motif, myth, melodrama, monologue, mood. Not to mention an important m word that many authors credit with their final works... muse. ∙ Last year, one of my ...―
Amma never cries for Kumar. This is because she thinks he is still alive. At the end of each day, when the sun is falling quickly over water, the bats starting to stream over the violet-dusk sky, she stands at the door waiting for him. She never ...―
Thanks to NetGalley for sending me an e-ARC of this novel for review! ∙ The most difficult thing about a concept novel is that it has two levels of functionality--there's the concept-level function where whatever gimmick the author uses ...―
This post is brought to you by the letter L. ∙ If you grew up loving Sesame Street or have a kid who watches it quite often, you know where that introduction comes from. Also, it shows you how a recurring device sticks with you. ∙...―
Seven years after it established the staging the International Creative Writing Workshop Series to encourage aspiring writers for seven years, Fidelity Bank has inaugurated the digital version of the project. It says the success of the ...―
Yahoo! announced that it has acquired Tumblr for $1.1billion today. According to Tumblr's ...
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When Stephen and I were planning our honeymoon in Tuscany, one of the things I lobbied for ...