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  • Sunday Smatterings
    Happy Sunday, friends! It’s the time of year, when my brain, trained from years of schooling, turns on. It’s remarkable, actually, how ingrained the habits of September are for me. The second there’s a chill in the evening air, everything shifts, and by the autumnal equinox, all is locked Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2020-09-27
  • Sunday Smatterings
    I hope you’re well today, that the tragedies of the week haven’t beaten you down. Fires and hurricanes and losing the notorious RBG... it was a tough, tough week. I’m sending you peace today. So here we are, my first missive from the new office. The first words written Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2020-09-20
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Happy Sunday! Football is back! Baseball is happening! Golf! Racing! For this little sports addict, this is the happiest time of year. My reading always goes up in the fall, because I like nothing better that to have a book in my lap and a game on the TV. Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2020-09-13
  • Sunday Smatterings
    A cold front pushed through Nashville this weekend, and Friday, at dusk, the geese started south en masse. It’s not a sad sound, exactly, but it is poignant. A harbinger of change, and very fitting for our lives maybe this moment in time portends positive change ahead. I’m having Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2020-09-06
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Hello hello hello, and happy Sunday, friends. We’re about to enter my absolute favorite time of year. Crisp nights, cheery fires, lots of early evenings to read and chill. Of course, it’s 2020, so as I write this, I’m on the edge of a tornado warning (Thanks Hurricane Laura). Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2020-08-30
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Hello hello hello, and happy Sunday, friends. I hope you’re doing well this week. How are you? Hanging in there? Gearing up for Fall? Kids back in school? We were on the porch last night and there was actually a hint of coolness in the air. Soon Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2020-08-23
  • LIE TO ME is today’s Audible Daily Deal!
    If you’re itching to try a new audiobook, may I humbly suggest you give LIE TO ME a try? Not only is it the Audible Daily Deal today (yay!), it’s the first book of mine I could ever listen to all the way through, because the actors Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2020-08-21
  • GOOD GIRLS LIE is now available in Max!
    GGL PW FB brick.png It’s here! GOOD GIRLS LIE is getting the max treatment today for its mass market release, and you should be able to find it in all your favorite retailers. And it has a biiiig surprise in it, Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2020-08-18
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Smatterings - August 16.pngHappy Sunday, friends. Greetings from the western command, aka my hometown in Colorado! Yes, I bit the bullet and made the trek to see my parents. My dad’s birthday is today (HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DADDY!), and I decided not to miss Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2020-08-16
  • LIE TO ME is on sale!
    LTM FB Sutton.png LIE TO ME is on sale for $2.99! For anyone looking for their next page-turning read, NYT bestselling author Mary Kubica said LIE TO ME is "a wickedly good thriller about a picture-perfect marriage that is anything but." Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2020-08-12
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Smatterings - August 9.pngHappy Sunday, friends. I was up late last night, unable to sleep for unfathomable reasons, emailing with a friend who was also unable to sleep (though she’d had a cup of coffee at 9, so at least she had Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2020-08-09
  • Elements of Act One: SELMA – New video!
    This week I'll go through Act I of SELMA to demonstrate the Story Elements we’ve been talking about, and then do some more general posts on the Elements of Act II before we go on to demonstrate thoses elements in several movies.  Start with the Introduction to SELMA, here:     As Read Full Article
    Source: Alexandra SokoloffPublished on 2020-08-07
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Smatterings - August 2.pngHappy Sunday, friends. I hope this week’s missive finds you safe and well. It’s been an excellent week at Casa Ellison, because I finished and turned in the monster revision. With luck, the next stage is a quick line Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2020-08-02
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Smatterings - July 26.pngHappy Sunday! Y’all. Baseball is back, and this makes me obscenely happy. Any little bit of normalcy is welcome, of course, but I am a baseball fan, always have been, and there is something undeniably soothing about listening to Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2020-07-26
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Smatterings - July 19.pngHappy Sunday! I hope you’re well this beautiful day. Smatterings had a nice little summer vacation, my well is almost full, and I’m getting back into my routine. Friday morning? Write up some smatterings. I enjoyed my time away.  Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2020-07-19