Category Archives: Women Writers Reading

Almost Missed You: How Character Becomes Plot

I subscribe to Writer’s Digest, so as a would-be debut novelist myself, I paid attention to what editor-at-large Jessica Strawser had to say in those pages about her journey in writing, selling, and marketing her debut novel, Almost Missed You, … Continue reading

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Women Writers Reading: Teresa LaBella reads Jean Grainger

The premise of Jean Grainger‘s Shadow of a Century: An Irish Love Story intrigued me. The story of Ireland’s struggle for independence from British rule told by Volunteers who lived through the Rising and their descendants re-living the history 100 … Continue reading

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Women Writers Reading: Teresa LaBella reads C. Hope Clark

Bad things happen to good people in peaceful places, not once, not twice, but six times in August on Edisto Island. Childhood tourist and recent resident Callie Jean Morgan can’t leave her big-city detective life behind when a young woman … Continue reading

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Women Writers Reading: Angélique Jamail reads Erika Johansen

I often tell my students, especially my seniors, that they need to make the world a better place. They smile, they nod, they agree. They contemplate ways in which they might do that. I’m not being flippant when I charge … Continue reading

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Women Writers Reading: Teresa LaBella reads Colleen Hoover

This Christmas I gave myself the best book I’ve ever or quite possibly will ever read. In It Ends with Us, author Colleen Hoover explores the complexities of human emotion, entangled layers of relationships, chance meetings and chances missed and … Continue reading

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Women Writers Reading: Teresa LaBella reads Ciji Ware

I’ve read two books by this author. My motivation and interest in reading both extended beyond entertainment to assistance in researching a story I plan to write. A Race to Splendor dropped me in the middle of earthquake-ravaged San Francisco … Continue reading

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