Literary Liaisons

A blog about writing and all things story…

Creating Tone and Voice in Writing

Voice, tone, and style are all literary devices that can be difficult to master, but are the most rewarding aspects of writing and reading. Imagine Toni Morrison’s vast library of work … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

It’s All About The Author Bio

We all know how difficult it is to write succinctly about ourselves. Seems crazy, I know. After all, we’re writers, right? How hard can it be? But it is. For … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · 9 Comments

Arleen Williams on Writing Groups

As I’ve stated before, writers groups can be havens of refuge for those of us who work alone, they can also be beasts of burden, sources of conflict with no … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · 4 Comments

WRITERS AND REJECTION: SPEED PITCHING IS NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART

If you’ve ever been to a writer’s conference where there are agents and publishers who accept pitches, then you know what speed-pitching is. Everyone is nervous, holding their notes, sweating, … Continue reading

April 6, 2013 · 3 Comments