Articles written by: Kristy Feltenberger Gillespie

Stephen King- On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
Book Reviews

Stephen King- On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

I had Stephen King’s novel On Writing on my TBR list for a long time and finally had a chance to read it. I’ll share the advice/tips that resonated with me but your best bet is to simply read On Writing. (And take copious notes). * On Why Not to Stop- “Realization that […]

Author Wendy Higgins “See Me” Cover Reveal
Guest Authors

Author Wendy Higgins “See Me” Cover Reveal

From Wendy Higgins’ Blog- Wendy Higgins Writes- http://www.wendyhigginswrites.com/ This little book has been a long time coming.  I wrote it two years ago.  I’ve always had this sort of obsession with all things Irish, even though I’ve never been to Ireland.  Maybe it’s because my birthstone is an emerald – I […]

Crissi Langwell- A Symphony of Cicadas
Book Reviews

Crissi Langwell- A Symphony of Cicadas

  “When you’re inside the world, you can only see what’s right in front of you. But on the edge of the world, you can see everything that’s going on in it.” – Joey Ashby Rachel Ashby was truly happy the day she and her thirteen-year-old son Joey died. Rachel […]

Guest Author- Alana Munro
Guest Authors

Guest Author- Alana Munro

                Keep Calm and Answer These Fifteen Questions Do you consider yourself a logophile? If so, have you always been? Yes, I love words and how they can make us feel. They are very powerful. What is your favorite color? Aqua blue or […]

Chuck Wendig- 250 Things You Should Know About Writing
Book Reviews

Chuck Wendig- 250 Things You Should Know About Writing

  * Even though the title is 250 Things You Should Know About Writing, Chuck Wendig actually offers 275 tips- bonus! He mentions how 250 sounds more “rounded” than 275, which I have to agree that it does. * Some of my favorite tips include: 1. Your Voice Is Your Own- “Write like you […]

Sarah Cradit- The Storm and the Darkness
Book Reviews

Sarah Cradit- The Storm and the Darkness

  * I received an advanced reader copy of The Storm and the Darkness by Sarah M. Cradit, which is the sequel to St. Charles at Dusk. The Storm and the Darkness may be read as a stand alone but I’d recommend that St. Charles at Dusk be read first because this is a phenomenal series. (I’m […]

I’m A Work In Progress
My Writing

I’m A Work In Progress

    * Since the 2012-2013 school year ended, (I’m a middle school counselor) I’ve been super busy with various writing/reading projects including: 1. Reading through the slush pile for a literary magazine 2. My YA novel, Jaded, visited an editor, who suggested that I write an additional chapter; therefore Chapter 21 […]

Keep Calm and Don’t Puke
Encouragement

Keep Calm and Don’t Puke

    So I did something stupid. I decided to “house clean” a.k.a. delete everything from my media library and whatever documents held all my pictures. Little did I know that nearly all of my blog pics would disappear. I feel like I’m going to puke b/c now I have […]

Guest Author: Katherine Mercurio Gotthardt
Guest Authors

Guest Author: Katherine Mercurio Gotthardt

Keep Calm and Answer These Twenty-Five Questions Do you consider yourself a logophile? If so, have you always been?  Yes and yes! What is your favorite color? Oh no!  I can’t decide!  Burgundy? Where were you born? Where did you grow up?  Born Arlington, MA, grew up Billerica MA What […]

Poetry Workshop with Sara Robinson
Guest Authors

Poetry Workshop with Sara Robinson

                    A few weeks ago I attended a poetry workshop at the University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA, with a few women from Write by the Rails. (Write by the Rails is a group of writers from the Prince William County […]

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