Dear WFW Friends, I've interviewed quite a few Bell Bridge Books authors and it's always a treat! Katherine Scott Crawford's historical novel, KEOWEE VALLEY, is steeped in Katherine's personal history. She took a setting, an idea, a notion, a feeling, a passion — mixed it with research — and wrote a novel. What a wonderful reminder that everything around us can be fodder for our stories, if we … [Read more...] about Author Katherine Scott Crawford Says "Women’s Fiction Is, Simply, Darn Good Fiction"
Dear WFW friends, It's both tragedy and joy that bring people together. A week ago we were all waiting to see what Hurricane Sandy would do to the East Coast. Beaches, homes, businesses, and lives have been ravaged. Then, and even now, we're focusing much needed time and attention where it should be. On the victims. But for some, things are getting back to a new normal. And that includes the … [Read more...] about Author Sharla Lovelace Rides The Fence Between Romance And Women's Fiction
I hope all of you in the path of Superstorm Sandy are safe -- and that you have power, internet, chocolate, some of your favorite people around you -- and I hope you have books! It might be a perilous day on the East Coast, but for author Juliette Fay, it's also an important day -- the publication of her third novel, THE SHORTEST WAY HOME. Juliette shares with us what she thinks of the fact that … [Read more...] about Author Juliette Fay Says Worry Less And Write More
It's been just about 18 months since I launched Women's Fiction Writers, can you believe it? And in that time I've featured debut women's fiction authors, best-selling women's fiction authors, some indie women's fiction authors. But one of the most special things to me is when the author being featured is an author I've admired for a long time. Another favorite thing is when an author is an IRL … [Read more...] about Author Kelly O'Connor McNees Says: Recommit To Your Purpose Every Day, And Write The Book You Want To Read