"...I cannot endure to waste anything so precious
as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house.
So I have spent almost all the daylight
hours in the open air."
What's your favorite season? I am partial to autumn. For some reason fall inspires me to write. Maybe it's the cooler temperatures and cozy evenings at home, or the inspiration I find from being outdoors and enjoying the fresh air and colorful foliage. I think Mr. Hawthorne is on to something.
Discovered these items recently - thought they might inspire some autumnal writing. :)
How I Found the Write Path is a collection assembled by Carrie Butler and P.K. Hrezo featuring authors such as Robyn Campbell, Alex J. Cavanaugh, Medeia Sharif, C. Lee McKenzie, and Tyrean Martinson. As I compose this post, it is free for Kindle (99 cents otherwise). Check it out here. This is the Amazon description:
"In this endearing compilation, over sixty authors share letters written to their past selves, candidly sharing what they might not always discuss in public. The hope is that those of you who haven’t published will learn from their experiences. And those of you who have published? Well, you just might realize you’re not alone."
Do you write for children? How to Sell Your Picture Books by Agent Lara Perkins highlights four crucial elements for success.
Historical fiction writers take note - C.S. Lakin's post, 5 How-to Tips for Writing Historical Fiction offers wonderful tips and insight.
Hop over to Rhonda Schrock's blog for her thoughts about television remotes and mirrors. I'm pretty sure it will make you smile.
In other news...
Sandy Sieber interviewed yours truly over at PA History.
Write for Life, my latest book, is now available for 99 cents on Kindle. This is Volume One, Writing the Research Paper and it includes lessons for grades 7-12.
Congratulations to Cecelia Lester, the winner of Sarah Sundin's book. Thanks to everyone who stopped by for her interview last week.
Does one season inspire your writing more than another? What do you have going on this week?