It took me a long time to write the story that I really wanted to tell.   For many years, I wrote novels that I believed people wanted to read—though quite what I thought that was, I’m not sure. Commercial books; you know the sort. The ones where the hero saves the day, where the […]
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The Power of Collective Memory By Kathryn Berla Author of The House at 758   Sitting by the window of a train, fields of yellow flowers blur past me. Houses whose occupants I’ll never know but whose lives I imagine for the brief few seconds before my view is transformed once again. A traveler across continents, like […]
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Writing While Female: The Challenges. The Possibilities. The Tour. By Teri Emory Author of Second Acts   I am about to embark on a tour to promote my novel, Second Acts, which tells the stories of three women who meet in college in the 1960s and remain steadfast friends for life. The book is also […]
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How to Pull a Song from a Book   by Ferrill Gibbs   Author of The Secret Island of Edgar Dewitt.   Before you begin, know it can be difficult, like trying to make my father-in-law’s legendary rib recipe:   “I can tell you the recipe, but that don’t mean you’ll cook ’em right.”   Also, […]
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As the Readers Turn by Janice Jones Author of The Dagger Chronicles Series, In Her Blood and By Blood Sworn   I never realized how hard this was going to be. I started out just wanting to keep myself busy by putting words on a page to form a story I wanted to read. But, […]
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