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Lisa Romeo Writes · 3d 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 · 1W 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...
Lisa Romeo Writes · 2W ago

Friday Fridge Clean-Out: Links for Writers -- May 12, 2017 Edition

>I'm just beginning to explore this new-to-me nonfiction site, from across the pond -- The Real Story: Developing Creative Nonfiction and the Essay in the UK.> Pamela Paul, editor of the New York Times (Sunday) Book Review, talks about the future of ...
Lisa Romeo Writes · 1M ago

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

I'm seeing a big uptick in readers here lately, so welcome! For those who don't know: it's called Friday Fridge Clean-Out because years ago, when I began sharing links, it mirrored the way I...
Lisa Romeo Writes · 1M ago

Friday Fridge Clean-Out: Links for Writers -- April 7, 2017 Edition

> Can binge watching have a writing purpose? Reedsy editor (and novelist) Andrew Lowe thinks so, at least about a certain eight shows.> Somewhat related: I learned about Belletrist, the young actor Emma Roberts's online book clue when she was on The ...
Lisa Romeo Writes · 1M ago

Write. Read. Repeat. Susan Sontag said it first. I just follow Directions.

By now, you probably know that I simply do not understand writers who aren't also constantly reading. Because how--other than through reading--do we even begin to want to be writers? And wha...
Lisa Romeo Writes · 1M ago

Recognizing When Life (not writing) Could be the Start of a Beautiful....Essay

The actual dress, made to twirl.If I weren't already a natural born advance planner (or an...
Lisa Romeo Writes · 2M ago

Guest Blogger Judy Mollen Walters on Creating Fictional Worlds From What We Know

I shared a meal at the AWP conference last month with four other writers. We're all part of the same Facebook group of women writers, and when discussing where we each live, they assumed I already knew their mutual friend Judy Mollen Walters, who liv...
Lisa Romeo Writes · 2M ago

Scratching a Familiar Writing Itch in New Way Keeps Horses on the Page

I've mentioned before that themed calls for submission—announced by literary journals, ma...
Lisa Romeo Writes · 2M ago

A Day at the Museum: Matisse Nearby, and Letting Inspiration Find Me

Henri Matisse "Yellow Odalisque"I value inspiration, but I don't often go in search of it. Inspiration usually finds me via something else I’m doing—research for an already-begun writing pro...