I submitted a story today to be included in an upcoming book on Rescue Cats. Would you read this story? What does it feel like to be a cat, alone on the streets, unrescued, unloved, unnamed? In a community where there are more stray animals than people, Mama Kitty faces the constant threat of other … [Read more…]
by Annalisa Parent www.annalisaparent.com I have a writer’s notebook. No, I do. It’s just that I haven’t yet gotten in the good habit of having it with me—all. the. time. So, of course, inspiration strikes when I’m at the grocery store, or at work, or in the car; and random notes get jotted down on … [Read more…]
More true Confessions: I’m kind of a history buff. Part of my love of history stems from my native curiosity (A good attribute so far as a writer!) and my ponderings on the origin of just about everything… like why do we celebrate Labor Day? As cool as it’s been my whole life to get … [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 location and people … [Read more…]
I recently got to hang out with my friend and fellow writer, Rene Kirby. Rene and I wrote a screenplay together a few years ago that is getting some attention right now. We have our fingers crossed and until then, we’re going to keep on smiling and loving life.
The series novel I am co-writing with Nate Herzog has a new online presence. …announcing the new No. 2 Inc. facebook page! It’s just been launched today. Please help us get our first 100 likes and be among the first to hear about the launch of Part 2: Mission 2.
I am the editor of a channel on Medium that talks about the writing process and writing life. Recently, renowned author Skip Press submitted this article for inclusion on the site. It’s a great read. Take a look. Start Your Own Parade by Skip Press www.skippress.com A successful writer once told me in a letter that … [Read more…]
I am so delighted to have fantasy writer Barbara Alsop writing for the Medium Channel I edit. Please check out her article Are Writers’ Workshops Really Helpful? I am currently seeking guest bloggers to write about the writing process and the writing life. If you are interested in submitting, please send your pitch and writer’s … [Read more…]
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
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.
Pitch Title: First Thanksgiving Pitch Contents: What is your greatest fear, where does the anxiety come from, how forgiving is the previous generation when passing the baton? This is my first thanksgiving preparing the family feast, and since I can’t do anything small, not only is my large French Canadian family gathering, but I’ve also invited my … [Read more…]
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
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…]