For nineteen years, Sonora Webster Carver made her living on the back of a flying horse. Clad in a trim bathing suit, Sonora climbed a forty-foot wooden tower and when a galloping horse charged up the adjoining ramp, she jumped on its back and the two would sail through the air, eventually landing in […]
“If you have something in you, I want to encourage people to get that out, that’s part of who you are and yes it’s scary, it really scary to put yourself out there.”
I am so honored a pleased to bring you a guest post from author Rachel Dacus, whose time travel romance novel, The Renaissance Club, was released in January! In this post, Rachel shares with us what got her interested in writing and how reading led her to her dream of becoming an author. How I
Halloween is again upon us and so closes my series of ghost stories for October. I hope you have enjoyed reading about some of the ghosts of Hawaii and New Mexico. I have saved my favorite ghost for last. Julia Schuster Staab was the wife of Abraham Staab, a Jewish German immigrant, who came to
I love Ted Talks. This video with Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat, Pray, Love) is so inspiring! Favorite quote: “I loved writing more than I hated failing at writing…I loved writing more than I loved myself.” Enjoy!
This is an article by editor Rita Hoffman (@JRHwords) on Jane Freidman’s Blog. I found it extremely helpful. Enjoy! Note from Jane: Today’s guest post is by editor Jessi Rita Hoffman (@JRHwords). As a writer, you’ve probably heard the advice about avoiding passive voice and colorless verbs, such as is, was, went, and so on.
Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer. – Barbara Kingsolver I love this quote. As writers, we all want to sell our work. We all want our words to be cast into
What do you need in a work space to feel comfortable and get those creative juices flowing? Natural light? A comfy chair? Things neatly organized and in their place? These are some of the things that are essential to me. It took me awhile to figure out just what it was I needed. My first office