Category Archives: On Becoming a Writer

ON WRITING: A MEMOIR OF THE CRAFT by Stephen King ~ easy-to-read. Its shortness is deceptive. Full of great advice and pointers! Join me in my journey of learning to write a novel.

Continuing my quest to learn all about the craft of writing, I picked up a book recommended to me by Diana Cosby, written by Stephen King.  I knew him as a great writer, but now I feel I almost know … Continue reading

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Internationally Best-Selling Author Diana Cosby Discusses the Craft of Dialogue Providing Examples From Her Own Writing

Many of you know I am on my own journey of learning how to write a good novel.  Through the years, I’ve read some wonderful stories and then some not.  When a story just can’t be put down, I want … Continue reading

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Ever wonder just how a read is a great read? See what I’ve planned for next month.

I’m so excited to start another aspect of my blog—learning how to write a novel.  I’m doing it to help me and to help those who are interested in becoming good writers. It may also make reading more interesting because … Continue reading

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Diana Cosby drops by Booktalk with Eileen for a chat

Diana Cosby joins us today.  I’ve known this writer coming on four years.  My first blog post about Diana’s work was November 5, 2014. She’s been on Booktalk with Eileen many times.  I’m intrigued with how Diana got started writing.  … Continue reading

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A Chat with Bestselling, Award-Winning Author Victoria Vane ~ with giveaway

I’m thrilled to have Victoria Vane share her thoughts on some questions I posed her.  I’m so happy to have you here, Victoria. Hi Eileen! Thanks so very much for having me on your blog!  How does a person who wants … Continue reading

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Only he that has traveled the road knows where the holes are deep. (Chinese proverb)

Today I thought I would share my National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) experience with you, my dear readers.  This last month I joined a group of people worldwide committed privately and openly to writing no less than 50,000 words of … Continue reading

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