“Good artists copy, great artists steal.” ~ Pablo Picasso A woman writes in a secluded room all day and submits her story to workshop the following day. The next week she is blasted for the unoriginality of her work. She ponders on how her work could have been unoriginal when it originated from her isolated […]
When I used to write for the Literary Fiction site at BellaOnline I asked a few hundred readers what question they would ask their favorite author if they had the chance, I picked the best from the lot and created a standard author Q & A to use with guest authors. Bascially a “Q & […]
In a recent forum here on Book-in-a-Week, under Getting To Know Members, a new member, Patricia listed an Agatha Christie quote as one of her favorites. “That was the moment I changed from an amateur to a professional. I assumed the burden of the professional which is to write even when you don’t want to, […]
Lisa See obviously loves her craft, a truth that can be seen on the pages of two of her most popular novels, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan and Peony in Love. Over the last thirty years she has developed a successful niche for her writing. She works as a full time writer and has written
Bird lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and eighteen-year-old son who is about to enter graduate school. Her latest release How Perfect is That will be released this summer. I hope you enjoy reading about this witty and entertaining author.