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Impulsivity, Fear and Flash

Impulsivity, Fear and Flash

Impulsivity is something that doesn’t really work in the publishing world. We are wisely warned to be patient, to practice and hone our craft, to ask for as much feedback from other writers and editors as possible before pressing send or wrapping our bundle into a FedEx envelope. And yet, three weeks ago I felt […]

November 6, 2013 | By | 9 Replies More
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November Giveaways – Alison Morton’s Books   This post is a permanent redirect.

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Under “A Different Sun” – with Elaine Neil Orr

Under “A Different Sun” – with Elaine Neil Orr

US Author and Professor of English at NC State University, Elaine Neil Orr [ENO] answers WWWB’s Anora McGaha’s [WW] questions about A Different Sun her first novel telling the story of a US slave owner’s daughter who marries a missionary and moves to Africa, where her worldview is turned upside down. – Anora McGaha, Editor […]

November 1, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
Do You Write Poetry and Prose?

Do You Write Poetry and Prose?

Do you write poetry and prose? When we write both prose and poetry, how do these different ways of writing inform each other? Is poetry your first love? How does it inform your prose? Is prose your primary style, but you sometimes write poetry? What do you notice in shifting forms? Would love to have […]

September 13, 2013 | By | 29 Replies More
14 Words for Love: Write and Do Good by Jodi Barnes

14 Words for Love: Write and Do Good by Jodi Barnes

Seven months ago, in early 2013, almost a thousand people posted 14-word poems during a social media event I began called 14 Words for Love. I’d always thought that Valentine’s Day should be repurposed into something more generous: love for people we don’t know, people we might pass by and not see or choose to […]

September 11, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Oops! My Mistake

Oops! My Mistake

I’m working on our newsletter and subscriptions and I created a post instead of a page, so all of you who are subscribed received an Unsubscribe post. Please ignore it.  It’s a landing page for those who unsubscribe. No making progress without making mistakes. We’ll have some more things to work on for sure, so […]

April 23, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
MariJo Moore: A Woman Writer’s Interview

MariJo Moore: A Woman Writer’s Interview

MariJo – It was a pleasure to connect with you on Facebook today over the photo of the Red Tailed Hawk. I’m glad we interacted enough for me to look at your website, and you to look at Women Writers, Women Books. And thank you very much for your interest in participating, it’s especially timely […]

November 24, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
The Writer Who Began Quilting

The Writer Who Began Quilting

I inherited my need to create from my mother. During the 1950’s she wasn’t content to sit quietly crocheting doilies or knitting sweaters; she Tolle-painted our TV trays and flocked our Christmas tree pink. As a teenager in the late sixties I played and wrote desperate love songs on my twenty-five dollar guitar and when […]

September 14, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
ArmchairBEA: Best of 2012 Books

ArmchairBEA: Best of 2012 Books

What a time of books we’re in. Never before so many choices, so many new authors, so much variety and possibility. The best of 2012 that Women Writers, Women Books editor Anora McGaha has read: Born Under an Assumed Name by Sara Mansfield Taber, memoir Swagger by Lisa Bloom, non-fiction Listening to Africa by Diana […]

Media Ready Media Savvy by Alison Hill

Media Ready Media Savvy by Alison Hill

Most writers feel that our work is to create the best book we can, and then we’re done, well, besides getting an agent or a publisher. But the success of that huge journey to write our best book is tied to your efforts in capturing the words and messages about your book that will create […]