Bestselling author Joanne Harris (Chocolat, The Strawberry Thief and other books) is synaesthetic, which means she smells colours. Here’s what her red sofa cushion smells like (yum!) and how synesthesia… Read More »How Synesthesia Affects Writing: Joanne Harris, Author of Chocolat
Magazine, blog, book and novel writing tips from Vancouver author Laurie Pawlik.
I’ve been making a full-time living from my “She Blossoms” blogs since 2008 – which I myself find impossible to believe! I’ve long expected the internet to implode and my… Read More »How I Started Earning a Full-Time Living as a Blogger
A Multnomah editor said a women’s self-help book about grief is a hard sell to the publishing team, and difficult to sell in the marketplace. If I wanted my book to be a bestseller, I’d have to become passionate about recovery.
Is it weird to write while walking on a treadmill before the sun rises? It doesn’t feel weird to get up at 3 a.m. to write my novel (Almost Sage),… Read More »3 Weird Things About Getting Up at 3 a.m. to Write
One of the perks of being an author is writing for magazines, newspapers, and other publications. Getting anything published is a privilege; writing about your own subject matter is a… Read More »Query Letter for a Magazine Article on “Practicing Synesthesia” (Sample for Writers)