Please welcome Kristina Riggle to Women's Fiction Writers! I first met Kristina on Backspace and then I met Kristina for real at the Printer's Row Lit Fest in Chicago when she was part of the Women of the Write panel. It's always fascinating to hear an author you admire actually SPEAK and find that they are as eloquent aloud as they are in writing. I'm not sure that's true of all authors, but … [Read more...] about Interview with Women's Fiction Author, Kristina Riggle
In case you haven't noticed, I have healthy author groupie tendencies. Therefore, I'm thrilled to introduce Sonya Sones and her absolutely enthralling book of women's fiction, The Hunchback of Neiman Marcus. If the title doesn't get you, the fact that Sonya included this photo (because of the WFW tagline) should do the trick. The Hunchback of Neiman Marcus is a novel in verse. Catch your … [Read more...] about Women's Fiction Comes in All Shapes: Meet Author/Poet Sonya Sones and The Hunchback of Neiman Marcus
Today is exciting - it's a two-fer on Women's Fiction Writers! I "met" Denise Dietz (aka Mary Ellen Dennis) and her husband Gordon Aalborg (aka Victoria Gordon) when I interviewed Keith Cronin. Gordon was Keith's editor for Me Again and contributed to the conversation in the comments section. Deni emailed me that they really enjoyed the blog. Ta-dah! An interview was born. Deni and Gordon write … [Read more...] about What Do You Get When Two Writers Marry? A Great Interview!
Whew! I've finished this round of revisions on The Glass Wives and when my kickin' critique partner winds her way through the rest of my chapters, I'll be ready to send it off to my agent again. I know it's even a better book than it was before. I also know that I could not have written this book, this way, before now. Here are some of my biggest lessons, whether remembered or learned, while … [Read more...] about Lessons and Lists in Women's Fiction