Is there TRUTH in fiction?
Playing the Cards You're Dealt
Lately, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about choice.
Deborah K. Shepherd, author — An Interview
Judith Teitelman, author — An Interview
The evolution of a novel can occur in a variety of ways. For Judith Teitelman, award-winning author of Guesthouse for Ganesha (She Writes Press, 2019), it was the title of the book that swirled in her mind long before the story revealed itself.
Esther Amini, Author — An Interview
Women Writers with Wisdom
Eileen Harrison Sanchez, author — An Interview
Just as I believe certain movies should be required viewing by everyone (12 Years a Slave, comes to mind), I think certain books like the award-winning Freedom Lessons (She Writes Press, 2019) by Eileen Harrison Sanchez should be on everyone’s to be read pile, or the list at least.
Kate Szegda, author — An Interview
Sometimes books come along precisely at the right time. Such is the case, I believe, with Kate Szegda’s award-winning Pharmacy Girl: The Great War, Spanish Influenza, and the Truth About Billy Detwiler (Kindle Direct Publishing, 2019).
Rita Dragonette, author — An Interview
Linda Stewart Henley, author — An Interview
What happens when an author publishes her first novel during the later years of her life? Of course, she writes the next one! Such is the case with Linda Stewart Henley, award-winning author of Estelle (She Writes Press, 2020).
Dianne Ebertt Beeaff, author — An Interview
My first introduction to Dianne Ebertt Beeaff was through the award-winning On Tràigh Lar Beach (She Writes Press, 2020), a collection of twelve stories and a novella, which I highly recommend.
Mary Camarillo, author — An Interview
In June 2021, Mary Camarillo published The Lockhart Women (She Writes Press) and almost immediately won the 2021 Next Generation Book Award for First Novel.
Being Second Doesn't Mean Second Best
The Night the Lights Went Out in Venice
Readers often choose books by setting—whether imagined (think Game of Thrones), or real like Boston and Venice in What’s Not Said.
A Book Reviewer is Born
A Book Reviewer is Born
Blog post by Valerie Taylor on 411 on Books, Authors, and Publishing News
Book reviewing became a new passion of mine in 2019, quite by chance. After I signed the contract with She Writes Press for my first novel, What’s Not Said, I began my search for a publicist.
Surviving or Courage?
Are you a latchkey adult, like me?
Once I was a latchkey kid, now I’m a latchkey adult.
You’ve heard of latchkey kids, right? You may have been one yourself, either by yourself or along with your brothers and sisters. After school you went home, unlocked the door, went inside to an empty house without adult supervision.