Literary Liaisons

A blog about writing and all things story…

True Crime Author, Ann Rule, Dies at 83 ~ Goodbye Ann

So sad to hear about the death of our local true crime writer, Ann Rule. I had the pleasure of meeting Ann and having dinner with her one day (2004) … Continue reading

July 28, 2015

I Need Your Help!

I need your help. I’ve placed in the top 5 of a Writer’s Digest Fiction contest (doing happy dance now) and the final winner will be decided via readers votes, YOU. … Continue reading

June 23, 2015

Reprint of My Winning Fiction Short Story

Apparently some of you who have tried to read my winning short story on the arts organization site, have had trouble with their links. I’m sorry for the inconvenience.  SO, … Continue reading

June 10, 2015

20 TIPS FOR CREATING A CAPTIVATING SHORT STORY (the first 5)

Today, as I edit, trim, cut, and otherwise obliterate a short story I wrote that ended up to be 8000 words, but needs to be 5000 words, I am reminded … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

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