Erma Bombeck was one of our great American humorists who died in 1996. I’ve been purging the files in my studio and I came across this. I first saw it when my son was teensy weensy and for years it was magnetized … Continue reading
I recently did an Q&A with Orange Coast editor Marty Smith. Read it here.
The following article was published in the Nov./Dec. issue of The ASJA Monthly. Because that issue is no longer accessible to the public on ASJA’s website, I’m pasting it here. Please forgive typos that may have resulted from my shoddy … Continue reading
Greetings! Throughout June, I’m once again holding writers retreats in Palm Springs. If you’d like to receive a flyer (below), email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll shoot one off to you. There are still a few spots left. It’s great … Continue reading
If you don’t already have a copy of my writing book, Pen on Fire, or you want a copy to give to a friend, you may be able to win a copy. Goodreads is sponsoring a giveaway. All you have … Continue reading
Lisa Cron author of Wired for Story, talks with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about hooking the reader from the start, regardless of genre. If you’re writing a novel or memoir and want to make sure to engage your readers (beginning with a literary … Continue reading