Author Archive: Women Writers, Women's Books
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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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]