Literary Liaisons

A blog about writing and all things story…

Holiday Advice: Dealing With Emotional Vampires

How do you make it through the holidays when your family is a den of vampires, a pit of snakes, a Spanish soap opera, TMZ, or some weirder version of … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

How One Writer Deals With Holiday Sadness

 Christmas at the Empress For many years after my father’s death Christmas made me cry and feel overwhelmed. As a child and young adult Christmas Eve was all about … Continue reading

December 14, 2012 · 4 Comments

Writer’s Voice – That Elusive X-Factor

One of your most powerful tools as a writer is your voice. Whether it’s arrived at via your mastery of literary devices or it’s your organic language, your distinctive style … Continue reading

December 10, 2012 · 2 Comments