The Shape of Mercy by Susan Meissner Contemporary Lauren, a wealthy college student, wants to break free from her family and make it on her own. Abigail Boyles, an elderly, bitter woman, hires Lauren to transcribe the diary of her ancestor, Mercy Hayworth, a victim of the Salem witch trials.
90 Days to Your Novel by Sarah Domet “Inspiration resides in your heart; habit resides in your fingers. Inspiration propels; habit completes.” One of the premises in this book is to develop the “necessary writing habits that will help you see this project through.” That is, write daily or as near to as possible. Sarah […]
I woke up early to write but sat staring at the computer screen instead, writing sentences only to delete them, wondering what happened to the beautiful thoughts that came to me at 2:00 a.m. I hadn’t lost them since then; they just weren’t flowing out the same as they had in my head, and this […]