Writing got you down?

Reading Writing Tips

Writing Tips: Surefire ways to Kiss Writer’s Block Goodbye The idea is all around us: writers must read.  Reading makes better writers.  What’s all this hype? Is it really true?  And most importantly, how can reading get us unstuck and beyond writer’s block? Reading gives us the opportunity, not only to get lost in a … [Read more…]

About Annalisa

A magna cum laude graduate of Middlebury College’s English Department & Creative Writing program, Parent studied writing under Julia Alvarez and Jay Parini.  She’s been writing stories since she could hold a crayon. (Seriously. Check it out.) Her first poem was published when she was 10 years old, and she was selected to read it aloud … [Read more…]

Write with me

  Life is short, and so am I.  You’ll hear this quip from me often.  I believe that life should be lived to the fullest and with passion.  For me, that has always meant, as the Greek poet Horace so aptly stated “Mix a little foolishness with your prudence: It’s good to be silly at … [Read more…]