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…]

Books by Annalisa Parent

 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…]

How to keep a writer’s notebook

I need to eliminate the little bits of paper from my life, because one of these days, I’m going to lose one. And of course, it will be the one shining brilliant star of an idea that I ever had for a novel, or the most beautiful sentence I will never write again. Annalisa (I … [Read more…]