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Interview with picture book author Alison McGhee

Alison McGhee began writing novels, for adults, and then branches out into books and poems and essays and stories for all ages. “Have laptop, will write,” is her motto, and that means that she writes wherever she is: hotel rooms, airplanes, her kitchen table, coffee shops, bakeries, you name it, she’s happy to sit down and write. 611 more words


What's Missing From The Forest?

Comparison: In writing – an analogy, simile, or metaphor.

“The trees were tall and dark, covered with twisting branches that reached for the dirt floor below.  895 more words


A Poem

As you already know I’m a novel and short story writer, but sometimes I write poems as well. Here’s one inspired by Stephen King’s ‘Dark Tower’ series: 250 more words


It was Great Meeting You

I remember everything about our first meeting; I didn’t expect to meet you in the club at all because you arrived so late that day, past midnight probably when you arrived. 375 more words


Reaching out.

One of the most difficult parts of being an indie writer is engaging with readers. The difficulty comes not in getting the information of your work out there but in making the reader feel valued enough to understand that they are a part of the adventure. 510 more words

Blog Post

Writing by Candlelight

Photo Credit: Pubhist

Hopefully you read my last post in which I wrote about that old thing known as a typewriter. In writing that post I got to thinking about something else I’ve never had to do because of technology. 166 more words

Everything you could want to know about me!

Ok – not really.  I am only giving you 33 tidbits of knowledge about myself at the moment, but it’s enough for now :)  Check it out on my… 34 more words