Book Reviews & Discussions, Character Development, Self-Publishing, Short Story Writing, The Writing Life, Turn the Page

Fitzgerald Resurrected

I just finished reading the newly published collection of lost stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and it brought back my decades-old teenage obsession with Scott and Zelda. My younger self was taken with the tragic progression of Zelda's life, but in this book, I found a new respect for Fitzgerald as a writer and a… Continue reading Fitzgerald Resurrected

The Writing Life

A writer’s toolbox: How sharp are your interviewing skills?

Good interviewing skills are as important to a writer as bacon is to anyone following my new favorite recipe for chocolate chip maple bacon cookies – in another word, ESSENTIAL! If you’re a media reporter, content writer or someone working on a non-fiction book or historical novel, you may be pretty comfortable interviewing people. But… Continue reading A writer’s toolbox: How sharp are your interviewing skills?