Literary Liaisons

A blog about writing and all things story…

Probe the Forbidden

Infusing story with moments that will resonate with readers long after they’ve finished the story is a conscious effort.  As I go through my rewrite I take what I call … Continue reading

December 31, 2011 · 4 Comments

Is Story Structure Like a Circus Tent? Yep!

Much is written about story architecture; some info helps, some just confuses. Me, I like the KISS method;  Keep It Simple Silly!  I just found this Circus tent chart (how’s that … Continue reading

December 23, 2011 · 2 Comments

Successful Query Letters

If, like me, you stumble, bumble and fall into a pit of gooey words when you try to compose a query letter, then this is for you! Writer’s Digest has … Continue reading

December 21, 2011 · 3 Comments

Exposing Your Personal Essays/Memoirs

Years ago when my cousin Debbie, who was like my sister, got cancer and left this world, I wrote an essay – well, I wrote several, but this particular one … Continue reading

December 17, 2011 · 1 Comment