Photo Credit: Diana and Actaeon, Francesco Albani, 1617, oil on copper, Louvre Museum, Paris, France: JarektUploadBot/Wikimedia Commons/PD Art (PD Old 100 1923) “And so [Actaeon] perished, hunter and hunted.” (Preston-Peabody, par. 8) My upcoming book, the first book of my Waxwood Series, is called The Order of Actaeon. This is a blog post not so … Continue reading The Story of Actaeon
The holidays are a great time to get social and you can help authors get social too :-). In this giveaway, you have a lot of options to visit author pages on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube and for that, you enter for a chance to win a $135 Amazon gift … Continue reading Christmas Social Giveaway!
Photo Credit: Maria Riva, daughter of Marlene Dietrich, who also wrote the biography/confessional memoir Marlene Dietrich: The Life, 1951, CBS Television: We Hope/Wikimedia Commons/PD US no notice "Artistic expression by itself is only a form of acting out emotions, not a way of working them through." – (Mate, p. 26) As most of my blog … Continue reading Confessional Memoir: The Literary Selfie
Photo Credit: Author Edith Wharton, around the time The House of Mirth was published. Wharton wrote about what she knew (the exclusive and snobby high society of New York’s Gilded Age) but infused it with imagination in her work. From The World’s Work, Volume 11, November 1905 to April 1906: Julian Felsenburgh/Wikimedia Commons/PD US “I … Continue reading Writing What You Know Revisited