The lovely and talented ladies of Poe's Deadly Daughters have asked me to guest blog, Saturday October 28th. How cool is that? Check it out at http://poesdeadlydaughters.blogspot.com/
Added by Rosemary Harris on October 27, 2007 at 1:38pm — No Comments
The women of Jungle Red got such a great response to our "male/female, who wrote it" quiz, that we're doing it again. Think you can tell if something was written by a man or a woman? Check it out at www.jungleredwriters.com
PS I bet no one gets my entry...
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Added by Rosemary Harris on August 7, 2007 at 11:24pm — No Comments
Hope i haven't appeared to be rude...re friend requests...I'm travelling in Tanzania and haven't had running water, much less internet access. In Dodoma for the day at a swanky ($60 a day) hotel so i'm treating myself to a little computer time. My husband and i are helping to fund a library in a small village in central Tanzania. The work is going very well, and i'm planning to post a lot of pix on my website if anyone's interested. (…Continue
Added by Rosemary Harris on June 12, 2007 at 8:53pm — No Comments
"I am born." "I had a farm in Africa" "I have never begun a novel with more misgiving."
Back in the day, novels written in the first person got some respect. When did that change?
I don't know if it's a mystery thing or a "literary" thing, but it seems that writing in third person (or some other variation or combination) gets all the reviews while first person novels are somehow written off as lightweight, anyone-can-bang-them-out yarns. When I started Pushing up…
Yikes, this is almost as hard as writing the book was. I'm a first time writer, my book Pushing Up Daisies (St Martins 2008) is a funny (as in Carl Hiassen funny, she says modestly) mystery set in the suburbs. It's the first in a series with garden themes.
Gardeners have to be patient so I was well prepared for the publishing process. The writing took about 18 months, the publishing - going on 3 years. Finding an agent was the biggest hurdle. Advice to fledgling writers - don't give…Continue
Added by Rosemary Harris on May 25, 2007 at 11:17pm — No Comments