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Lisa Romeo Writes · 4d ago

Friday Fridge Clean-Out: Links for Writers -- July 21, 2017 Edition

> Interesting interview with Julia Fierro about new new novel, The Gypsy Moth Summer.> Also at The Millions, lists and capsule previews of 40+ "great" books coming in the second half of 2017.> Looking for a few good outdoorsy / adventure books for th...
Lisa Romeo Writes · 1w ago

Mid-Year Reading-Like-A-Writer Reality Check-In

I decided early in 2017 that I wanted to read a lot more books. Not entirely a stunning re...
Lisa Romeo Writes · 1W ago

Memoir Book Report: Process, Production, Path to Publication – Part I: Sign, Wait, Hope, Think, Revise

Perhaps you already know that my memoir is under contract with University of Nevada Press ...
Lisa Romeo Writes · 2W ago

Guest Blogger Bernadette Murphy on how X-Games for Nerds Turned into Memoir

In this space, I like to mention how I came to know my guest blogger. This is becoming difficult, as I'm blessed with such a wide and rich literary community; I get to chatting with a fellow writer online, or at a conference, emails or texts start fl...
Lisa Romeo Writes · 2W ago

Summer Reading List with a Twist

I mentioned last week that part of my summer reading list is included in a round-up. What I didn't explain was that I constructed my list with one criteria in mind: books written by someone ...
Lisa Romeo Writes · 3W ago

Friday Fridge Clean-Out: Links for Writers -- June 30, 2017 Edition

> From Book Expo 2017, held in Manhattan last month, Shelf Awareness summed up key points of a panel for authors on Working with Indie Bookstores.> Did you know that Tracy K. Smith is the new U.S. Poet Laureate?> At her tumblr, Roxane Gay has some ti...
Lisa Romeo Writes · 1M ago

Author Interview Interrupted: Essay Writer Sonya Huber's Q-and-A at Cleaver Magazine

Many (many) years ago, I wrote a syndicated interview column for two dozen equestrian publ...
Lisa Romeo Writes · 1M ago

Friday Fridge Clean-Out: Links for Writers -- June 2, 2017 Edition

> In case you missed it, do read Susan Shapiro's smart, incisive rebuttal, "Taking It Personally: A Feminist Defense Of The First-Person Essay", at Forward, written in response to Jia Tolentino's piece on the New Yorker's website that declared "The P...
Lisa Romeo Writes · 2M ago

Keeping it Simple: Memoir Finds a Publisher.

Of all the ways I considered announcing this, simple wins out. Here goes.My memoir, tentat...
Lisa Romeo Writes · 2M ago

Guest Blogger Marjorie Simmins on Memoir, Starry Night Memories, and What She Learned from a Workshop Student

How I love the way the internet connects me to like-minded, interesting people across mile...