One of the most famous editors who was known to be the writer’s collaborator was Maxwell Perkins. As editor of Scrivener’s, he infamously nurtured the talents of writers like F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and Thomas Wolfe. Photo Credit: Photo of Maxwell Perkins, 1943, New York World Telegram and Sun newspaper, Library of Congress Prints … Continue reading The Author-Editor Partnership
Photo Credit: Vintage retro antique radio photo, created February 26, 2016 by Lubos Houska: LubosHouska/ Pixabay/CC0 1.0 I am so excited to post my first radio interview! A friend of mine, author/performer/radio host Jovelyn Richards chatted with me for KPFA’s Cover to Cover Open Book about my new release Gnarled Bones and Other Stories. You … Continue reading Radio Interview on KPFA Radio
Anais Nin had a dream of a houseboat which led her to write the short story “Houseboat” which appeared in her collection Under a Glass Bell and Other Stories, and also to rent a houseboat on the Seine in the 1930’s. Photo Credit: Houseboats, Loch Lomond, George Leslie Hunter, 1924: Pimbrils/Wikimedia Commons/PD Old 70 “Why … Continue reading Dream: Influence of Dreams on Reality
Here’s a great chance to win a mega Amazon gift card just in time for Valentine’s Day and connect with great authors! The grand prize is a $190 Amazon gift card. There will also be 26 winners who will get a free ebook (one of them might be mine). The giveaway will run between February … Continue reading February Valentine’s Social Media Giveaway
Photo Credit: Freud with some of his followers. Otto Rank is standing behind Freud’s chair. 1922. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division: Prosopee/Wikimedia Commons/PD EU no author disclosure “[I]f we want to catch glimpses of the truths that govern human culture and behavior, we must open ourselves to the wisdom, no matter how surprising … Continue reading Strangers Working in Strange Lands
I’m participating in another giveaway for February. You can enter to win a $130 Amazon gift card! The giveaway begins on February 2, 2017 and ends on February 15, 2017. You can enter the giveaway by going here. Good luck to everyone who enters!
Photo Credit: Artwork for DVD Open Movie workshop “Blend&Paint”, 2011, by David Revoy, published by the Blender Foundation, created by Blender and painted over with Gimp painter and MyPaint: Deevad/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY 3.0 “Technology and literature are both expressions of the human heart and mind.” (Toutonghi, par. 7) I think I need a disclaimer for … Continue reading Science Fiction Perspectives
I’m pleased to announce the winners for the Social Media Share Giveaway. The winner of the $230 Amazon gift card is Miriam Anaya The winners of an ebook, along with the book titles and authors, are below. Winners Book Title Author Sharon morgan Sinful & Sensual Cravings, An Erotic Romance Anthology Prisca Martin A Hemingway … Continue reading Social Media Share Giveaway Winners!!!
Photo Credit: Hope, Zelda Fitzgerald, 1938, Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, Montgomery, AL. Like her writing and her speech, Zelda’s art shows her unusual perspective on the world.: ShanMcG203/Flickr/CC BY SA 2.0 In my blog tagline, I include dreams because my intention was to discuss my own dreams or other writers’ dreams (as in … Continue reading Dream -Anxiety and Voice
Front Cover Photo Credit: Portrait Of An Old Woman, Louise De Hern, 1888, Stedelijk Museum, Belgium: Spinster/Wikimedia Commons/ PD Old 80 I’m so proud to announce that the official release for my debut short story collection, Gnarled Bones and Other Stories is finally here! Gnarled Bones and Other Stories explores five tales of loss, fear, … Continue reading Gnarled Bones Release Blitz