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  • How Was Your Weekend?
    Happy Monday, my dears! It's going to be a very busy week ahead, so I'm glad I took some time off this weekend. I watched the royal wedding, which was incredibly uplifting and joyous, then played a... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-05-21
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Hi there, chickens, welcome to Sunday Smatterings. Lots of bookish items this week, so buckle up, buttercups, let's get reading.Here's what happened on the Internets this week: The 2018 Summer... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-05-20
  • The Perfect Porch for Reading and Sipping Tea
    I bet you can imagine spending an afternoon here: feet propped up, book in hand, the perfume of fresh flowers in the breeze. Ahh... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-05-19
  • What are you reading this weekend?
    Happy Friday, gentle readers. I hope you're awash in the glow of the weekend ahead. Speaking of the weekend, what's on top of your TBR pile? Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-05-18
  • Cover Reveal for TEAR ME APART
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-05-17
  • What was your favorite food as a kid?
    Here's a question to take you down memory lane: What was your favorite food as a kid? Was it something your mother made? Your grandmother? Was it smothered in ketchup, doused with cheese, laden with... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-05-16
  • On Comparison and Competition — Do they make us better writers?
    I’m on a writers retreat, and one of the awesome women here is well-versed in non-fiction. Writing and marketing a non-fiction title is very different from the fiction process, so I’ve been very... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-05-15
  • “Island Zero” Reviews are In!
    Screeners went out to two dozen horror film reviewers and the early reviews are back.  As a debut horror film writer/producer, working with a very limited budget, a large cast, the complex topic of climate change, and — yes — a sea monster, I’m thrilled that “Island Zero” is getting Read Full Article
    Source: Tess GerritsenPublished on 2018-05-15
  • What did you do over the weekend?
    Good morning, gentle readers. How are you this fine day? We had a writers retreat over the weekend. I adore these retreats: it's an introvert's paradise. Our writer tribe can come together and... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-05-14
  • Sunday Smatterings
    Hello, friends, welcome to Sunday...and Happy Mother's Day! As a mother of cats myself, I look forward to a day of being waited on by my fur girls. (Ah... Well, a woman can... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-05-13
  • This Is the Home Library I Aspire To
    Everything about this is gorgeous: the cherry wood, the huge window, two floors of books. I'd be in heaven, how about you?______Never miss a post! Subscribe to the blog or get email updates. Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-05-12
  • What are you reading?
    Happy Friday, one and all! It's the best day of the week, in my humble opinion. What are you reading this weekend? Let me know in the comments!______Never miss a post! Subscribe to the... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-05-11
  • How I Research and Organize My Book Writing: a Follow-Up
    A few weeks ago, I received a request to post a couple of pictures of my research “process” using a Circa notebook. Happy to comply.  I subscribe to the Twyla Tharp school of creative... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-05-10
  • Horror in Maine: “Island Zero” releases May 15!
    A few years ago, on a lovely summer day, my son Josh and I were weeding the garden when I confessed a secret: “I’ve always wanted to write a horror film.” Josh had worked as a documentary filmmaker, and had never made a narrative film, but he was game.  “You Read Full Article
    Source: Tess GerritsenPublished on 2018-05-09
  • What’s on Your Mind Today?
    It's Wednesday, y'all! Time for another edition of Open Thread Wednesday. Sometimes we have a question to guide the discussion. But today, I just want to hear what you're thinking about, what's going... Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2018-05-09