Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery Who knew octopuses (yes, that’s the correct pluralization) have personalities? The author of Soul of an Octopus is a well-known naturalist who shows they do. She also seems to have fallen in love with several of them. The book gives the reader a new and interesting perspective … Continue reading Book Review – The Soul of an Octopus
Research for Novel – What do Surgeons Wear?
Research for my next book. Any medical professionals out there? One of my characters goes in for a surgical procedure and the doctor comes to the waiting room to talk to the family. What is he wearing? Would he have blood on his shirt? Booties on his shoes? A lab coat? Thanks for your … Continue reading Research for Novel – What do Surgeons Wear?
Ernest Hemingway’s writing style can help you write better and sell more. — Honey Copy
Hemingway still instructs us to write better. Good article.
Inspiration to Write – Where does it come from?
I'll never be half the writer Ernest Hemingway was. Ninety percent of us would have to admit that. Yet, when I visited Key West in early May, I made a bee line for his estate to learn some of his secrets to writing. The house has been turned into a museum offering tours and well … Continue reading Inspiration to Write – Where does it come from?
Book Review: The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
Ernest Hemingway was a fascinating man and troubled soul. He was man’s man, but a weak, needy, and unlikable person. He was self-absorbed and quick to anger, but fun-loving and desperate for love. He suffered from low self-esteem and alcoholism, but wrote vivid, earthy stories destined to become classics. All this per Paula McLain's research … Continue reading Book Review: The Paris Wife by Paula McLain