Today I got the good news! I am a goodreads author! Want to be the first to review No. 2 Inc. on Goodreads? Goodreads reviews for No. 2 Inc. Reviews from Goodreads.com
Thanks featuring the one year anniversary of my author platform on Paper.li
Some things in life are best savored the first time around. Is it like that with your first book publication? I don’t know, but my first one was published yesterday and is for sale on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. It’s been a lot of fun/ rewarding to get feedback from readers. Here’s the info … [Read more…]
What a strange coincidence that I published my first novel exactly one year after I launched my author website. The road to success is paved with lots of tears, late nights, and hard work. And it was worth every minute of it. Thanks to all of my friends and family for being there and encouraging … [Read more…]
Check out the trailer Kate Taylor is a protagonist assistant working at No.2 Inc. When her employer’s equipment goes missing, it’s Kate’s mission to retrieve it. It reappears at a comic convention where the situation becomes far more complex. Kate reaches out to conference attendees to help her gather information about the … [Read more…]
I recently had the distinct honor of being interviewed by Leanne Italie of the Associated Press. Here was my original interview and the article Ms. Italie wrote.
I very much enjoyed meeting some amazing people at the recent Burlington Writers’ Workshop “Special Topics in Nonfiction: Blending Journalism and Memoir” workshop I ran. And what a nice note from writer Wendy Anderson I received. Thanks, Wendy. I look forward talking writing at another upcoming workshop. In the meantime, please subscribe to my … [Read more…]
I have been working with Nate Herzog of StoryHack Vermont on a script for an upcoming Northeast Comic Con in Wilmington MA
How to Get Over a Breakup: It’s Cliché Because it Works By Annalisa Parent I love clichés. Can’t get enough enough of ‘em. Not because I am unoriginal and can’t come up with my own words to say– well, at least I hope that’s not the case– but for the truth that lies within them. As a writer, I find … [Read more…]
By Annalisa Parent www.annalisaparent.com Writers’ conferences are wonderful opportunities to remember that, as writers, though we write alone, we are not alone. Last evening I was treated, without hyperbole, to the most beautiful author talk I have ever had the honor to experience. Terry Tempest Williams is one of the most genuine and present people I have ever … [Read more…]
In the interest of keeping all things in one location: here are the two links to the reading on Special Topics in Nonfiction: Blending Journalism and Memoir We will be discussing Jennie Yabroff”s Can Memoir Be Journalism? Of Course it Can – And Here’s Why and Susan Shapiro’s Make Me Worry You’re Not O.K. (Click on … [Read more…]
I will be offering a through the Burlington Writers’ Workshop on November 15. There are still 4 spots left, so come on by and join in on the fun. special nonfiction workshop If you are interested in a longer term memoir workshop, I will be offering a second session of my four week … [Read more…]
It only seems appropriate on this voting day: the participants have decided! The four-week memoir writing workshop I lead will continue for another four weeks. (I guess that technically makes it an eight-week memoir writing workshop, but, hey, we’re not here to do math.) We’d love to have you join in on the fun! Email … [Read more…]
I was so excited to receive the news this week that two of my poems will be published in Hotel Vermont’s Quarterly. Both Resolution and Off the Coast of Avanzamento were accepted and will appear on nightstands throughout the hotel. (Sleep inducers or inspiration while gazing out over Lake Champlain… you decide. ) I was honored by Poetry … [Read more…]
Odd things happen when you google yourself. Like something on this list just doesn’t fit: Can you find it? Well, either it doesn’t belong or I’ve secretly been transformed into a hippo. You decide. If you missed the video clip from my television writing and producing days, click the link above, and sit back … [Read more…]
By Annalisa Parent www.annalisaparent.com Time was I was the principal reporter for South Burlington, Vermont’s The Other Paper. As such often the front page featured articles exclusively by me. It got to be a bit much and so the newspaper’s editor at the time started publishing my articles under pseudonyms like Alex Mills. I was a busy … [Read more…]
By Annalisa Parent www.annalisaparent.com For just shy of a decade, I reported for the city of South Burlington’s The Other Paper as their principal reporter. Here is one of my first articles, written about the founders of educational job site School Spring. Happy #TBT!
By Annalisa Parent www.annalisaparent.com The four-week writing workshop started last night. We look to have a great group; it’s the biggest I’ve run yet. I am really excited to meet all of these writers and to hear their stories as the workshop unfolds. We may run a second session depending on demand, so stay tuned … [Read more…]
In a recent post I mused on why writers are never alone. It’s important to get out and talk to other writers, and the Burlington Writers’ Workshop gathering at Bluebird Barbecue this week did exactly that. It was so great to sit across the table from writers working on exciting projects, and talk to them … [Read more…]
By Annalisa Parent www.annalisaparent.com There is still room in this writing workshop I am offering. It begins in October. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to enroll or for more information. Last semester we had a great time, so come on down and join the fun!