Tag Archives: Lisa Mannetti

pacing and dialogue and research, oh my!

This week I am thrilled to have a guest post by the talented Lisa Mannetti. Lisa’s debut novel, The Gentling Box, won the 2008 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement In a First Novel. A second edition of The Gentling Box is currently … Continue reading

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On submission

I’m so excited to announce that my novel Miserere: An Autumn Tale is officially on submission. After weeks of buffing, polishing, and preparing a final edit, my awesome agent Weronika Janczuk has started the submission process for my novel. Now … Continue reading

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conducting an author interview

A lot of people have had very kind words for the author interviews here on helluo librorum, and I really appreciate folks who take a moment to comment. I’ve been extremely fortunate to have hosted some exceptional authors, and I … Continue reading

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evaluate writing advice before rewriting

Since I’ve joined the online writing community, I’ve noticed clumps of advice that come in waves, the latest of which is “start with action,” meaning, of course, to start your novel with some sort of action-related event. This is good … Continue reading

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timelessness in your writing

[tweetmeme source=”teresafrohock” alias=”http://wp.me/pr3QO-C6″ only_single=false] “. . . the best literature reaches across the boards to people from every walk of life. Regular folk can relate solely through story, character, and situation . . .” Lisa Mannetti, An Interview with Lisa … Continue reading

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lunch hour links for writers – 2/10/10

[tweetmeme source=”teresafrohock” alias=”http://wp.me/pr3QO-Ax” only_single=false] Before I start with links reflecting this week’s theme, I thought I would share a few tidbits with you that I’ve picked up during the week about three fabulous ladies. I’m going to kick off the … Continue reading

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lunch hour links for writers – 1/27/10

[tweetmeme source=”teresafrohock” alias=”http://wp.me/pr3QO-yW” only_single=false] I shall be visiting my friend Peter Cooper over at The Cackling Scribe sometime later today or tomorrow. As soon as I have the link, I’ll be putting up a new post with the information. As … Continue reading

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lunch hour links for writers – 12/30/09

Prior to 2009 I had never attempted blogging, so this year was an opportunity for me to find my niche and see what types of posts people would like to read. I’ve found the experience to be rewarding on multiple … Continue reading

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lunch hour links for writers – 12/2/09

Here is my little friend Ignatius, who sits on my desk at work and cheers me year round. Every year at Christmas, he dons his gay apparel and greets anyone foolish enough to traverse the corridor to my office. I … Continue reading

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lunch hour links for writers – 9/2/09

Now let’s eat . . . Don’t forget the Open Chat Wednesdays at the Writer’s Chatroom! From 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. EST, you can take your questions and writing related issues to a group of vibrant writers at Audrey … Continue reading

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