Monthly Archives: June 2017

2017 July Author of the Month: KRISTINA McBRIDE

Our Author of the Month for July is the lovely, talented Kristina McBride. Her new novel - The Bakersfield Dozen, debuts July 17, 2017. If you are unfamiliar with this YA author's heart-pounding, mysterious and romantic books, summer is the best time to become familiar with her work   What  drew you to writing? When I was little, I lived across the street from a library. I spent so much time in that space, surrounded by books, and I clearly remember feeling awe when I [...]

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Saving Space For Sorrow…

When I'm immersed in a plot, one of my favorite lines to ponder is a quote from a John Irving novel The Hotel New Hampshire, I believe: "Sorrow floats." Of course, in the novel, Sorrow is a stuffed dog, but in my experience, personal now as well as professional, sorrow is that emotion that sneaks up on you when you least expect it, scares the shit out of you and then begs for attention. There isn't a doggy treat in the world that will satisfy [...]

By |2017-06-28T15:34:12+00:00June 28th, 2017|contemplative, emotive, Essays, inspirational, philosophical|0 Comments