Random Ramblings, Writing, Writing Exercises

Writing Exercise: Descriptions

A few months ago, I got out my own way and joined...a local writers group! YAY!!! So far, it's been fun. It took me years to find the courage to do this, to look people in the eye after they've read my words. But honestly, everyone in the room is going through the same thing,… Continue reading Writing Exercise: Descriptions

Book Reviews, Random Ramblings, Writing

How to Write a Novel with Multiple Storylines

What do The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver, Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay, and Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel have in common? They're all award-winning stories written by talented authors. Yet, these three books are also different genres, different styles of writing, different timelines and locations, different points of view, different everything! So what do… Continue reading How to Write a Novel with Multiple Storylines

Random Ramblings, Writing

Persistence and Author Amanda Brooke

This Twitter post came up on my Facebook feed this morning and I had to share it...on WordPress. ??? LOL (Yes, we live in a convoluted social media world.) https://twitter.com/AmandaBrookeAB/status/1067114345082101760 In the interest of full disclosure, I haven't read any of Amanda Brooke's books, yet. However, she seems to be a prolific writer. (She's about… Continue reading Persistence and Author Amanda Brooke