Literary Liaisons

A blog about writing and all things story…

Understanding Bob Dylan

  Me, writing, studying about writing and rewriting while weekending in Wenatchee. I’m excited that Natalie Goldberg is coming to Edmonds next month and look forward to hearing her … Continue reading

September 19, 2010

What is drama?

English Patient overhead from Clark’s class. In the beginning of my writing years I often struggled with creating enough conflict (on the page) for my characters. But then one day … Continue reading

September 11, 2010

Study what works in other stories…

Artist at the Louvre – learning from the masters To write a novel takes great patience, creativity, diligence and a good hard look at what works in other stories. One of my … Continue reading

September 10, 2010 · 1 Comment

Joe & I – Buckingham Palace While in London with my husband Joe, I read a delicious novel by local author Debra Dean, titled The Madonnas Of Leningrad. Dean does … Continue reading

September 6, 2010