I’m happy to present author Lisa Lickel for this month’s Author Dream Series. Let’s give a big welcome to Lisa! My Dreams of a Writing Life By Lisa J Lickel A member of our historical society, a retired teacher, commented, “You should be a writer,” after reading a report of our last outing published in … Continue reading Author Dream Series: Lisa Lickel
I’m back from vacation and happy to present author Weston Kincade as part of my Author Dream Series! Welcome, Weston! Dreams are effervescent, illusional, and often make us do the unthinkable. Hi, I’m Weston Kincade, author of two different series, The Priors and A Life of Death. Thank you for having me, Tam. I’m happy … Continue reading Author Dream Series: Weston Kincade
***This post is part of The Judy Garland Blogathon, hosted by Crystal of In The Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood .*** “‘I tried my damnedest to believe in the rainbow that I tried to get over and I couldn't.’” (Judy Garland, as quoted by Howe, par. 17) “[B]ecause [Marlene Dietrich] was unwilling to change … Continue reading A Question of Image: Judy Garland and Marlene Dietrich
I’m so pleased to offer up this week’s Author Dream Series post with author Jen Wilson! Hi Tam, and thanks for inviting me to join you on your blog today. I’ve always loved reading about history, mainly non-fiction as a child and teen, then historical fiction once I had left university, and found time to … Continue reading Author Dream Series: Jen Wilson
Photo Credit: Journey, fan art for video game Journey by That Gaming Company by Jem Yoshioka, taken on July 29, 2012: Jem Yoshioka/Flickr/CC BY SA 2.0 Every writer has a story about their journey to writerdom. I believe writers are not born but self-made. They choose to follow a dream that seems a little esoteric … Continue reading Writers Journeys
This month’s Author Dream Series post is by the incredibly talented writer and performer, Jovelyn Richards. Jovelyn was generous enough to have me on her radio show in February, which you can read more about and listen to the archives here. My name is Jovelyn Diane Richards born and grew up in the mid-west. I … Continue reading Author Dream Series: Jovelyn Richards
Photo Credit: Created January 20, 2015 and uploaded January 21, 2015 by Ramdlon: Ramdlon/Pixabay/CC0 1.0 “There is no way to become qualified in this profession. We’re on our own.” (Gaughan, par. 15) I remember a story that my brother told me once about one of his trips to Mexico. He’s always been interested in art … Continue reading Writing is a Real Job!
***This post is part of The Second Annual Bette Davis Blogathon, hosted by Crystal of In The Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood.*** ***Some spoilers below*** As most of my readers know, I love classic films and even though this blog is focused on writing, creativity, and dreams, I can’t resist participating now and … Continue reading Career vs. Family in All About Eve and The Star