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Story as metaphor – talking to Ann Napolitano, author of Dear Edward — Nail Your Novel

Published January 16, 2020 by ladyserenity92

As you might know, I’m fond of novels that are bold metaphorical concepts and haunting stories. A few months ago I came across an advance copy of Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano, the story of a 12-year-old boy who is the only survivor of a plane crash. He struggles to find a way to live, […]

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How to write?

Published January 11, 2020 by ladyserenity92

I enjoy wit.

People are often asking the age old question….

How do I write?

There’s no easy answer to that question.

So many answers;

But ALWAYS more questions than answers.

How do people write?

Why does an author’s words become pictures of art?

Why words bring people together;

But drive them apart?

Why do people love books and reading;

But hate and destroy the books and people who love them?

What makes people think, feel and love books?

I have a lifetime of questions to answer.

Why do people write?

Go for broke.

 

A New Year; A NEW Era

Published January 6, 2020 by ladyserenity92

Ahhh, the Roaring Twenties.

If memory serves me correctly, I remember the crazy era; as golden chocolates served on a sliver platter.

The new era.

When the age of jazz music was in swing and women were giving the right to vote.

The swing age.

Now, a hundred years later; people are asking the question of uncertainty: WHAT will the new era be?

Expect the Unexpected.

The 20th anniversary of CardCaptors made it’s North American debut.

Go for broke!

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