Colin Falconer, Family, Heidi Durrow, Liebster Award, Melinda Palacio, Michele Serros, Pat Fry, Women's Literary Festival, Writing

Writing to Feel Better

Heidi Durrow-AuthorBoy did I have a great weekend. It started with  four 'nominations' of the Liebster Blog Award. That's an interesting award, and I'll explain that soon.Next was the Santa Barbara Women's Literary Festival where I was enthralled with the stories told by amazing writers. I was also lucky enough to take some photos with… Continue reading Writing to Feel Better

How to be a Chicana Role Model, Imagen Award Nominee, Lucy Rodriguez-Hanley, Michele Serros, The Big Deal, Theatrical Short Fim

The Big Deal by Lucy Rodriguez-Hanley, Imagen Award Nominee

Michele Serros fans mark your calendars. A short story from her book “How to Be a Chicana Role Model” debuts at the Ventura Film Festival, which runs from July 8-18th, 2011. Michele is a well-known author from Oxnard, CA. She is a writer, poet, and social commentator for National Public Radio and Fox Latino News.… Continue reading The Big Deal by Lucy Rodriguez-Hanley, Imagen Award Nominee

Anne Lamott, Books, El Leonard, Encouragement, Lopopolo Literary, Michele Serros, Natalie Goldberg, Sandra Cisneros, Sol Stein, Stephen King, Wisdom, Writing, writing tips

Bargain hunting for the writer who’s just starting out

"Just write," is not the only advice a writer needs. In the two years I've been writing I think I've spent many pretty pennies on writing books, a couple of one day conferences, and a boot camp for writers.Before I purchase any books I do the 'look inside,' preview of writing books listed on Amazon.com… Continue reading Bargain hunting for the writer who’s just starting out