Tag Archives: James W. Hall

The Nixed Nest of the Girl on the Train

Inspiration (from the Latin inspirare, meaning “to breathe into”) refers to an unconscious burst of creativity in a literary, musical, or other artistic endeavour. Kate Flora: From time to time, we authors find ourselves scanning bookstore shelves, reading best-seller lists … Continue reading

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Watching the Sea is Noble Work

Kate Flora: It is a gift to have friends who are creative. They don’t just write good books and poems or paint good pictures–they ask thoughtful questions and say interesting things. Once in a while, I find myself writing those … Continue reading

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Key West Literary Seminar–Week Two

Hi. Barb here. I’ve been in Key West all month and was lucky enough to attend both weeks of the Key West Literary Seminar. The seminar is held annually in January and celebrates a different aspect of literature and writing … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Distraction

Kate Flora here, just back from eight days in London and Amsterdam, and scrambling to catch up, get the laundry done, and sink back into a novel that needs major tweaking before it can go to the agent who has … Continue reading

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