Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Monday, June 27, 2016
About the Author: Dear Annie is the pseudonym for Ann S. Hill. After hearing the call to write in her thirties, Ann set the ambition aside while life happened. Now that she has retired from her career as a dentist and her children are adults, she is seriously attacking that parked ambition. She spends significant time on her true passion and has recently completed her first novel, Wait for Me. She has written several short stories and is currently working on a concept for her second novel. In the meantime, she remains a voracious reader and film aficionado.
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Friday, June 24, 2016
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Monday, June 20, 2016
About the Author: Ledema Renfrow retired from the University of Southern Colorado after 20 years. She took classes on her lunch hour and in the evenings for 10 of those years to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications. As an Information Specialist in the Communication Services Office, she wrote news releases about activities at the university and edited the weekly Faculty/Staff Newsletter. She was a member of Toastmasters for 19 years and earned the highest rank of Distinguished Toastmaster. She entered numerous TM International and Humorous Speech Contests and advanced to the District level in one international competition. She was recognized as District 26 Toastmaster of the Year in 1997 and Chaired the TM District Conference in the fall of 2000. Ledema helped produce the hospice book, “Sharing the Journey: The Essence of Hospice” in 2010. In 2014 she finished and self-published “Two Decades of David: Life, Death, and Beyond.” It is featured on her website AuthoredbyLedema.com. Ledema may be contacted by e-mail at Ledema@Renfrow.com.
Sunday, June 19, 2016
― Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing
Friday, June 17, 2016
When a commenter on Nessa Donati’s blog starts harassing her online, Nessa shrugs it off. Trolls are a part of internet life. But eventually the troll threatens her and releases personal details only her missing ex-husband would know.
LS Hawker grew up in suburban Denver, indulging her worrisome obsession with true-crime books, and writing stories about anthropomorphic fruit and juvenile delinquents. She wrote her first novel at 14.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
We typically hear of High Concept in the context of movies, but it applies to everything from poems to comic books, novels to fortunes in cookies.