10 Writing Tips from the Writing Masters for Writing this Memorial Day Weekend
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I’m pushing two projects forward now, and my heart is in one but the other is so much easier. These two visits with book clubs have reminded me of the importance of having your heart deeply engaged in a book, both as a reader, and as a writer.
Elizabeth Strout’s first novel was published in 2000 which, if you do the math, is 18 years after the publication of her first story, and 28 after she’d begun to submit her work–never mind when she’d begun to write.
The best way I know of the celebrate the holidays with a book club? My neighborhood book group has been gathering for an annual holiday book swap for as long as we’ve been gathering. Last night, we did it again. We bring eats (mostly cookies of various sorts), drinks (mostly wine), and a wrapped book. […]