Our Wise Woman, Barbara Samuel, suggested that we take our weekend forum conversations onto the loop. So we’re going to try that this week. You’ll all get an email from me tomorrow morning with this weekend’s topic. And remember, if any of you have an idea you’d like to become part of the weekend forum, [...]
I’ve been thinking this week about the connections and the differences between books and movies and particularly in relation to women’s fiction. I realize that there aren’t a million movies about women that aren’t romances but there are some. Which movies do you love? Which movies might inspire you in your writing? Tell us about [...]
This question is thanks to JoAnn Ross, who got me thinking about the importance of names, not just of people, but of places and stores and streets and… well, whatever. How do you name your characters? The town or the street they live on? Do you check a baby name book or a website that [...]
Hi, everybody – We’re on to Week 3 of the forum and so far, it’s been a great success. I’ve found books I definitely want to read thanks to your comments and books I absolutely need to read again. This weekend I thought we might talk about setting because I love books where I feel [...]
It’s the second week of the WF Weekend Forum and I’ve got a question for you. It’s a little bit about inspiration and a little bit just pure curiosity. Do you listen to music while you’re writing? Do you listen to different music when you’re writing different things? I know many of us write across [...]
What’s your favorite women’s fiction book? What book got you started?