I want to share with you two new resources which motivate me as a writer from the perspectives of memoir writing and fiction writing, specifically historical fiction.
I’ll share my thoughts on each in separate posts. First, I’ll be looking at Bob Welch’s Pebble in the Water, and on Thursday, September 10th, I’ll review Jerry Waxler’s new book, The Memoir Revolution.
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Synopsis: From ideas jotted on a Wendy’s napkin to twenty-six rejections to ABC’s “Good Morning America,” this is the true rags-to-riches-to-rags story of Welch’s research, writing, and promoting of the Oregon Book Award finalist, “American Nightingale.” His nearly four-year journey takes the journalist to Boston, Ellis Island, France and beyond. But his ultimate destination is a place of truth, the realization that sometimes the treasure we find at adventure’s…
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