Yes, folks, the Holiday season is over for another year but have you noticed what season is upon us now? Well, yes, Valentine’s Day is Sunday (note to self: don’t forget!) but I’m talking about another season. Many of you writers out there probably have done what I’ve done in order to learn more about […]
The Exciting New Thing: This past week I stepped up my author tech game. No, I didn’t make my books into video games or think of a way to have my Loyalists using computers, interesting as those might be. Instead, I sought out an invitation to take part in a Google Hangout hosted by Arianna […]
She was short, plump, with blonded hair, a few spots telling her age, and laugh lines, her ready smile. Her eyes sparkled with every new idea and softened with love as she thought of her new granddaughter and expected grandson. Whenever she mentioned “her” husband of 42 years marriage, her voice warmed and her smile widened. On the surface she was a happy woman.
Carole-Ann talked about her love of books, so much a part of her that she walks around hugging the good ones sometimes. Also her method of doing the actual writing amazed me as I’m such a computer lover and wouldn’t dream of writing any other way.
Did you ever wonder what makes a person write? Or how someone can write with a whole other life full to the brim? Today’s video is about one such person: Jennifer Filipowicz. In a delightful private session while a number of us were at a weekend writing retreat, I talked with Jennifer about her background–her mother is a published author, her reasons for writing, and her hopes for the future.
Watch the video and hear about Sheila’s earliest writing (mis)adventure at age eleven.
Last Thursday night a good friend, Vicki Noels-Cornish, agreed to be interviewed as my guinea pig for my first ever movie to be attached to my Wordpress blog. Ya gotta love friends like that. She and I sat and discussed my questions–prepared and spur-of-the-moment–for about half an hour.