Literary Liaisons

A blog about writing and all things story…

Between Nightlife and Sunrise — Memoir Writing

You know what I miss? I miss those 2:00 AM hours in the 1970s when I’d get home from my job as a bartender and immerse myself in my nightly … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · 4 Comments

I Am Teaching a Workshop in Manzanita ~ “Special” Manzanita Writers’ Series Event

I will be teaching a workshop in Manzanita on the Oregon Coast, in January. Join us! Below is the flyer. ‘SPECIAL’ MANZANITA WRITERS’ SERIES EVENT How Objects Help Tell a … Continue reading

November 18, 2015

The Final 5-Tips For Creating Compelling Short Stories

Every page needs conflict and or tension.It might be obvious, like a disagreement, or inconspicuous, like internal bitterness, anxiety, etc., or unrequited love – think, Sense & Sensibility or Pride & … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 · 3 Comments

Continued — The Next 5 Tips for CREATING A CAPTIVATING SHORT STORY

“Not that the story need be long, but it will take a long while to make it short.” Henry David Thoreau   Okay peeps, here are the next five tips for … Continue reading

May 5, 2015

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