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Liz Andra Shaw Journey into the Creative Mind of a Writing Reader

English - Fantasy, Reading, Writing
Liz Andra Shaw · 11M ago

Why He Wrote – L. Frank Baum

Send to Kindle When I was young I longed to write a great novel that should win me fame. Now that I am getting old my first book is written to amuse children. For aside from my evident inabi...
Liz Andra Shaw · 12M ago

Book Review: Anna’s Book by Barbara Vine (Ruth Rendell)

Send to Kindle Anna’s Book by Ruth Rendell writing as Barbara Vine is not your typical mystery. For the longest time, it seems to be the story of a family told through the eyes of a woman wh...
Liz Andra Shaw · 1Y ago

The Story of the People

Send to Kindle Every culture has a Story of the People to give meaning to the world. Part conscious and part unconscious, it consists of a matrix of agreements, narratives, and symbols that ...
Liz Andra Shaw · 1Y ago

Loving my Instant Pot!

I got a 7 in 1 Instant Pot for Prime Day on Amazon. I’ve had an electric pressure cooker for years, and loved using it. The Instant Pot is all that and so much more. Since I got it, I’ve mad...
Liz Andra Shaw · 1Y ago

Quote: Trust Your Demon – Roger Zelazney

Send to Kindle Occasionally, there arises a writing situation where you see an alternative to what you are doing, a mad, wild gamble of a way for handling something, which may leave you look...
Liz Andra Shaw · 1Y ago

Book Review: The Improbable Wonders of Moojie Littleman

Send to Kindle Moojie Littleman was abandoned on the church steps as a baby. He grew  up with bad legs and a claw hand. His adoptive mother saw his inner beauty, but she died young. His adop...
Liz Andra Shaw · 1Y ago

Malcolm Gladwell on Asking the Right Questions

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Liz Andra Shaw · 1Y ago

My Dysfunctional Relationship

Send to Kindle Once upon a time, I had a great relationship with sleep. I could sleep anywhere, anytime and awake refreshed. I loved sleeping in on weekends. I loved curling up on the couch ...
Liz Andra Shaw · 1Y ago

How a Writer Should Live – William Saroyan

Send to Kindle The most solid advice for a writer is this, I think: Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep really to sleep. Try as much as poss...
Liz Andra Shaw · 1Y ago

Recipe: Spicy Sweet Potatoes

Send to Kindle These are succulent, sweet, and spicy. I’ll never cook sweet potatoes any other way. I didn’t measure the ingredients, and it worked out perfectly. Spicy Sweet Potatoes 3 larg...