Literary Liaisons

A blog about writing and all things story…

A Good Day in LA & More on John McAfee

It’s a good day in LA. I typed my two favorite words this morning, THE END. YEAH!!!!**&@*&@$#!*** (that’s me doing my happy dance in type)  Of course now I must … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · 6 Comments

How Long Does Success Take? About 24 Years

Someone (a published author/instructor) told me once when I read a story I wrote in front of an audience -who then stood up and cheered -to take it in, celebrate … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Writer’s Craft Tone, Mood, Theme, & Style

Writers often are confused, even overwhelmed by the terms of our writer’s craft. Terms like tone, mood, theme, and style can be daunting but must be understood in order to … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Say it isn’t so; Writing Conference Time Already?

Okay, it’s time to start thinking about conferences. Two that I’m involved with, and always attend are The Willamette Writer’s Conference (August) in Portland, and The Writer’s on the Sound (WOTS) Conference … Continue reading

May 1, 2013

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