Category: Writing

Why Writing Your Story Is So Important

Why Writing Your Story Is So Important man writing in his journal

I’ve already explained my reason for writing, journaling, and blogging my story. But something was missing. I didn’t hit the mark. I talked about some things I hope to accomplish. But I think there is a greater mission. At the core, I think we ALL should write at least part of our stories and pass them down to future […]

José Saramago and the Reconstruction of Novel as an Inner Monologue

José Saramago and the Reconstruction of Novel as an Inner Monologue Jose Saramago

After having weathered the post-modernist deconstructionist storm of the last fifty years, I think the novel format has found its reconstructionist master in the person of José de Sousa Saramago (pronounced Sa-ra-ma-YU in Portugese), the late Portugese writer who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1998 and passed away in June 2010.

How To Do A Virtual Book Tour

One new concept which has become available to all authors looking for new trendy means for promoting their work is something called the Virtual Book Tour—or VBT for short.  Like the more traditional brick & mortar book signing event, VBTs allow authors an opportunity to connect with readers of their particular genre, but without regional […]