Thoughts on Writing in 2022 https://www.britannica.com/topic/American-frontier/The-third-period The world of writing has changed. As an observation, that might sound banal and even warrant a "well duh" under the breath. But I want to talk about how the world of writing has changed from the perspective of someone who began her writing career in the early… Continue reading Stones
Book Reviews and why they matter
"Know why you're a writer and make sure it matches what you write." -J.A. Carter-Winward Wade One of the cool parts about doing interviews for online promotions is you get to edit your answers before you send them off! Here's an interview I did after my novel, Wade, won the IndieReader Discovery Award for best… Continue reading Author Interview
How literature and life intersect via character development Odysseus, photo by JAcW from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC I decided to take some scientifically-driven quizzes online via Buzzfeed. Well, I wasn't surprised at all by the results. I took three, and I was pleased to learn I am just like Jo from Little Women!… Continue reading SYMPATHY, EMPATHY, FAUXPATHY, ANTIPATHY & APATHY:
Whose story is it? What is "fair game," and if you have to ask, then ask. If you can't ask, then maybe you shouldn't.