A book signing may sound glamorous, but mine went like this: I woke up in the middle of the night and stayed awake for three hours, I hoped that the person who was to pick up refreshments would be on time, but he wasn’t, I hoped that those who said they would attend would do so,
Join writer Linda LaRoche as she discusses and signs her novel, Dust Unto Shadow
Saturday June 10, Sierra Madre Library 2:00 PM
Characters are at the heart of the best stories.
Whether it’s a television show or a novel, without good characters, readers won’t care about the fascinating world or the intricate plot a writer creates. Crafting a protagonist readers will love, or an antagonist that we love to hate,
All that comes with the season, is better than I remembered. I shall miss it when it’s over. For years I cursed the winter, I never knew it could actually be so warm.
For Christmas I received a little fictional bon bon for the discerning literary palate. As my friend pointed out, Griffin and Sabine by Nick Bantock is a trilogy of strange and delightful images, and a story-line with a mystery.
Laypeople often don’t understand the labor that goes into writing. As I’ve said before, writers are not born they are self-made. Today, I thought I’d give you a glimpse into what famous writers did for a living before they made their literary mark.