Today was an #InspirationFail. I attended an event that I thought had the potential to inspire future stories or characters. It did not. It wasn't anyone's fault that the lecture/talk didn't live up to my hopes, but it didn't. Maybe my expectations were too high. I left early. But last night was an #InspirationPalooza! On the very day my book deal was announced, there was a Dirty Dancing … [Read more...] about Day 2 – #31DaysofInspiration
Believe it or not, today was easy in the inspiration department, because my new book deal was announced in Publisher's Marketplace (I had no idea this would happen today): Fiction: General Founder of WomensFictionWriters.com, Tall Poppy Writers member, and author of THE GOOD NEIGHBOR and THE GLASS WIVES Amy Sue Nathan's THE LAST BATHING BEAUTY, pitched as Dirty Dancing meets How to Make an … [Read more...] about Day 1 #31DaysofInspiration and a Book Deal
I don't mean to neglect this blog, I really don't. So, to kickstart some creativity in this space, I'm going to post 31 Days of Inspiration starting August 1st. I'm talking about what motivates me to write or nudges me to polish a scene or edges me closer to a good idea ON THAT PARTICULAR DAY. People always ask writers 'HOW DO YOU DO IT?' How do you sit down and write? Where do the ideas … [Read more...] about It’s Not Easy Being Creative
I don't know about where you are, but it's FINALLY Spring here in Philadelphia. Perfect time for great new read, maybe outside in a hammock, under a beach umbrella, or on a long boat, train, or plane ride! And wouldn't you know? I have a suggestion! ANOTHER SIDE OF PARADISE by Sally Koslow is a delightful, vibrant, and heartwarming story of Sheilah Graham and her love affair with none other … [Read more...] about Author Interview: Sally Koslow’s New Novel Earns Glowing Review on Oprah.com!